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In Pictures: Deputy Governor Susan Kikwai burial underway in Kericho

(Left-Right) Governors Paul Chepkwony, Jackson Mandago, Hillary Barchock at the funeral of Kericho Deputy Governor Susan Kikwai. [Nikko Tanui, Standard]

The burial of Kericho Deputy Governor Susan Kikwai is underway in Kipkelion East, Kericho County. 

Guests including Governors Paul Chepkwony (Kericho), Jackson Mandago (Uasin Gishu, Hillary Barchok (Bomet), among others are in attendance.

 She is being buried at her father’s farm in Tugunon village, Kipkelion East Constituency.

Kericho residents bid farewell to Deputy Governor Susan Kikwai. [Nikko Tanui, Standard]

Residents turned up in huge numbers along the Nakuru-Kericho Highway earlier to pay tributes to the leader.

Kikwai died on Saturday while undergoing treatment Siloam Hospital.

Governor Paul Chepkwony with Kipkelion East MP Joseph Limo. [Nikko Tanui, Standard]

County Secretary Joel Bett confirmed that she succumbed to Covid-19. She had been admitted to the hospital five days prior.

She is being buried 72 hours after her death, in light of Government protocols as regards Covid-19 victims.

Kericho residents bid farewell to Deputy Governor Susan Kikwai. [Nikko Tanui, Standard]