Emilio Mwai Kibaki is the third president of the republic of Kenya. He was born in the year back 1932. He is now 90 years of age.
On Friday the 22nd of April, the death of the former president hit the news headlines. Several leaders came fought to mourn the death of a hero, who led Kenya into various transformative levels.
Among the leaders who stood out to appreciate the good work of former president Emilio Mwai Kibaki was the incumbent president his excellency president Uhuru Kenyatta.
Taking into the national television, he termed Kibaki as a transformative man and devoted to his work.
Among the key sectors that Kibaki can be remembered on is opening up road networks in the country. It was during his tenure that the government saw it wise to open roads and improve the existing ones hence ensuring safe and reliable modes of transportation.
The whole country is asked to turn into national mourning in reference to the loyalty and respect to the man Kibaki.
All flags are thereby expected to be at half-mast, till the day Emilio will be put to rest.
His body is currently at Lee funeral, with super-tight security personnel looking after it. This includes the Kenya defense forces and the general Security unit, among other security bodies.
On the other hand, the former prime minister Rt honorable Raila Amollo Odinga is said to have had a secret meeting with Kibaki before he lost his breathe.
Odinga was actually the last person who was with Kibaki days to the national Kibaki demise news.
In the private meeting, Odinga and Kibaki deliberated several issues. Among them was the issue of power, which stood at the centre code of all their conversations.
It’s said that Mwai Kibaki foresaw the likelihood of the prime minister taking over government from Uhuru. He therefore asked Odinga to remember their political friendship even after he is gone.
This means that in the event Odinga became president, to honer their conversation with Kibaki he has to remember any of Kibaki’s kinsmen in future, as a political leader, by taking his hand.
Several leaders are prone to beseeching their allies to remember whoever they leave behind, so that their political era is not wiped out completely from history with them.