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.
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.
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.