Kibaki pays his last respect

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President Kibaki is expected to join mourners at the funeral of the late Nyeri Arch-bishop Nicodemus Kirima tomorrow. Kirima, who passed on, will be burried in a tomb inside our Lady of Consolata Cathedral Church in Nyeri town. The funeral ervice will at Ruringu Stadium in Nyeri. Former president Daniel Arap Moi, though unconfirmed, will attend the funeral. The mass service which starts at 9.30 am will be led by Cardinal John Njue.

The late bishop was born on March 3, 1936, at Karatina division in Nyeri North District. He was ordained as a priest in 1962 at 26 years of age and posted to Nyeri diocese where he served untill 27th February 1978, then appointed Bishop of Mombasa diocese.

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