Video/Photos:Thousands attend Mutula’s burial
President Uhuru Kenyatta was among thousands who turned up to pay last respects to the late Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo at his ancestral home in Woyani village, Makueni County.
It was an emotion farewell for the late Makueni senator Mutula Kilonzo as friends and family joined in his burial. Glowing tributes made up most of the church service with his family describing a Mutula not known to many. The late Mutula’s influence in the political field was evident with the presence of president Uhuru Kenyatta, former president Mwai Kibaki as well as a tribute from retired president Daniel arap Moi read. An estimated ten thousand mourners gathered in Woiyani village to send off a man who had served as their senator for close to a month. A few light moments were also exchanged at the funeral when Mutulas widow Nduku Kilonzo and her grandson Mumo Mutula stood to share their experiences with the late senior counsel. Mutula passed away 11 days ago in unclrear circumstances. The family has since asked kenyans to be patient as conclusive answers behind his death are sought.