Thousands of Africans paid their final tribute to Kenya's Minister for Power and Communications, Mr.?
Thousands of Africans paid their final tribute to Kenya's Minister for Power and Communications, Mr. Ronald Ngala, at Nairobi's All Saint's Cathedral on Wednesday (27 December).
Mr. Ngala died in the Kenyatta National hospital in Nairobi on Christmas day from injuries he received in a car accident two weeks ago.
The service was led by the Provost, the Very Reverend J.H. Okullu and the Archbishop of Kenya, the Most Reverend Festo Olany. Following the service the cortege left for Nairobi airport where the body was flown to Mombasa.
Another memorial service was held at the Mombasa Anglican Cathedral attended by President kenyatta. Mr. Ngala was buried at his home town of Kilifi.
SYNOPSIS: At Nairobi's All Saint's Cathedral, mourners paid their last respects to Kenya's Minister for Power and Communications, Mr. Ronald Ngala. The Kenyan Minister died on Christmas Day in the Kenyatta National Hospital from injuries he received in a car accident two weeks ago.
Mayor of Nairobi, and daughter of President Kenyatta, Miss. Margaret Kenyatta was one of the many mourners at the memorial service.
Ngala's coffin had been brought from his Nairobi suburban home accompanied by his weeping widow.
President Kenyatta had earlier issued a message of condolences to the Ngala family. The President said the best tribute Kenya could accord the late Minister was to follow his example of devotion, loyalty and service to his country.
The service was led by The Very Reverend Okullu and the Archbishop of Kenya, the Most Reverend Festo Olang.
Following the service, the cortege carried the coffin to Nairobi Airport. The body was then flown to Mombasa for another memorial service attended by President Kenyatta. Ngala was later buried at his home town of Kifili.