The burial of Yvonne Wamalwa is currently underway in Milimani Estate in Kitale. According to her sister, Yvonne passed on last month while undergoing treatment at the Nanyuki Hospital Cottage. Mrs. Wamalwa developed complications and was rushed to hospital where she passed on moments after being admitted.
Until her death, Mrs Wamalwa was the Deputy Director in the Asia and Australasia Directorate in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Yvonne was married to the late Kijana wamalwa who passed on in 2003. Wamalwa was Kenya’s eighth Vice President
Among politicans expected to attend the sendoff ceremony are, Opposition leader Raila Odinga, Deputy President William Ruto, CS Amina Mohamed, Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula, Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati, Kiminini MP Chris Wamalwa and Ford Kenya Chairman Ferdinand Wanyonyi.
Yvonne’s body Her body was flown to Kitale in a Kenya Airforce chopper on Friday after Thursday’s requiem at the Consolata Shrine in Nairobi.