Former President Mwai Kibaki is dead.
President Uhuru Kenyatta officially announced Mwai Kibaki’s death on Friday at State House, Nairobi.
“It is a sad day for us as a country. We have lost a great leader, the former president Mwai Kibaki,” President Kenyatta said in a news conference from State House.
“I order and direct that in the testimony of high esteem that all Kenyans held for Mwai Kibaki, the country will hold a period of national mourning until sunset on the day he will be buried. All flags will fly at half-mast during this period,” he added.