NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 9 – The government has announced that a memorial mass in honour of the late former Heritage Minister and Former Narok North MP William Ole Ntimama will be held on Tuesday next week at the All Saints Cathedral.
Speaking at a press briefing, Government Spokesman Erick Kiraithe said the body of the late Ntimama will then be transported from the Lee Funeral Home by road to Narok County on Wednesday where Ntimama will be laid to rest.
“Funeral arrangements are ongoing led by the joint committee consisting of his family and government representatives,” said Kiraithe.
Members of the public are invited to pay their final respects while the convoy is en-route to Narok.
“Mzee will be remembered for his defence for justice; his patriotism and the fact that he was proud to be Maasai. We should as a country emulate his virtues and feel proud of our identity, community, culture and most of all our country,” noted Kiraithe.
Kiraithe also assured of security, maintenance of law and order and guidance on traffic on the burial day in which both national and international dignitaries are expected to attend.
Ntimama aged 86, is reported to have died peacefully in his sleep at his rural home in Narok on September 2, according to police quoting the family.