, NYERI, Kenya, Feb 26 -The body of the late Nyeri county governor Nderitu Gachagua will land in the country on Thursday at 5am.
Addressing a press conference at Hiriga in Mathira constituency, his younger brother Rigathi Gachagua said plans are underway to fly the body to Kenya.
Rigathi also reported that the Deputy Governor Ambassador Samuel Wamathai will be sworn in Monday to assume the office of the governor.
In addition, Rigathi insisted that they have buried the hatchet of any political rivalry with other leaders in the county noting that Gachagua was a peaceful leader.
Wamathai said that Nyeri has lost a credible and legendary leader who will always be remembered for his development agenda.
Rigathi was accompanied by Nyeri Senator Mutahi Kagwe, Mathira MP Peter Weru and other Mathira residents.