Uhuru, Ruto, Raila among hundreds of mourners at Kamaru’s burial

Uhuru arriving at the event [Photo: PSCU]

President Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President William Ruto and Opposition Chief Raila Odinga is among hundreds of mourners at the burial of benga icon Joseph Kamaru.

The legendary benga musician is to be laid to rest today at his Kaharati farm in Muthithi, Muranga County.

Raila and Uhuru at the event [Photo: PSCU]

It is the last ride for a maestro whose unparalleled musical creativity and lyrical mastery inspired generations.

Raila with Ruto at the event [Photo: PSCU]

Kamaru died on October 3 at the MP Shah Hospital, Nairobi, where he had been admitted after falling ill.

Here is the eulogy of the late singer.

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