Kenya Airforce plane carrying Fidel Odinga’s body lands in KisumuOn location Photos by Phil Wesonga
The final journey for luminary Fidel Odinga is proceeding well with the safe landing of the airforce plane carrying his remains at Kisumu’s Jaramogi Oginga Odinga International Airport this this morning.
The body was received by local leaders and the Rugby Players were at hand as ball bearers . It is an emotional receptionfor locals as many considered Fidel a leader, he had been tagged for Kisumu Central MP position but preferred Kibra owing to his long standing philanthropic work and love for the youths in the slum.
Rugby players carry the body of Fidel Odinga on arrival at Kisumu Airport Friday morning. Thousands of mourners flocked the airport to receive the body.
Hundreds of regular police, Administration Police, as well as plain-clothed officers were deployed to the area.
The officers, some of them sourced from outside the county, are already conducting patrols around the city, with a concentration around the airport and the Jomo Kenyatta Grounds where the public viewing is set to be conducted.
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