The body of the late Nyeri County governor Nderitu Gachagua was received at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Thursday morning.
The plane carrying the body landed at JKIA at 5 am from the UK where the governor was receiving treatment before his passing.
It was received by his wife Margret Karungaru and the new Nyeri governor Samuel Wamathai. Gachagua’s family led by brother Rigathi Gachagua accompanied the body from the UK.
They were joined by relatives and other dignitaries including: Governors Ken Lusaka(Bungoma) , Joshua Irungu (Laikipia), Jack Ranguma (Kisumu), Mwangi wa Iria (Murang’a), William Kabogo (Kiambu) and Okoth Obado ( Migori).
Cabinet Secretary for Devolution Mwangi Kiunjuri, Senator Mutahi Kagwe, Mp Mary Wambui were also present.
There was a brief service at the JKIA before the body was transferred to the Lee Funeral Home where it will remain until Monday when the late Gachagua will be laid to rest at Mathira.