Residents in Nakuru County who wish to attend the burial of Kenya’s second president Mzee Daniel Toroitich arap Moi on Wednesday February 12, will be offered free transport.
Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya made the announcing while speaking to the press on Monday morning regarding the ongoing funeral preparations in Nakuru.
Commissioner Natembeya said that there will be several buses that will be available to transport the residents from Nakuru town to Moi’s home in Kabarak and back.
Apart from receiving free transport, Natembeya said that the first 30,000 residents will be offered free snacks, that is, soda, bread and water.
Speaking on the traffic along the Nairobi-Malaba road, Natembeya advised motorists to adhere to the rules and avoid overlapping. He said that those who will be found overlapping will have their cars seized and taken to the police station and stay there for a week.
On Saturday February 8, thousands of Kenyans flocked the parliament house to view Moi’s body in a bid to pay their last respects.
Thousands more are expected at the Parliament as today marks the final day for Kenyans to view Moi’s body.
Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho said the country is prepared to host 10 heads of state who will be attending Moi funeral.