Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko was on Wednesday morning ejected from Mzee Daniel Moi’s funeral at Kabarak.
Sonko was ejected from the main dais shortly after arriving.
The embattled governor tried to access the main dais where other dignitaries were sitting.
Sonko had to suffer the humiliation after he was ejected from the VIP dais at the burial ceremony of retired President Daniel arap Moi, at Kabarak University grounds in Nakuru County.
The final journey for the late former head of state is fully under the control of the military.
Sonko in this case, had breached the protocol.
However, in the videos doing rounds on social media, Sonko looks undisturbed.
The body left Wilson Airport, Nairobi at around 7.40am and headed to Kabarak airstrip for his final journey.
Tens of people started streaming into Kabarak University compound at Moi’s Kabarak home as early as 3am where the burial service will take place, with the first 30,000 getting free snacks, a bottle of soda and a loaf of bread.
Heavy commercial vehicles have been kept off the Nairobi-Eldoret Highway.Police officers were lined up along the highway from Nairobi to Kabarak to enable easy movement of vehicles.
Police said the heavy commercial vehicles will be allowed back on the road at 7pm Wednesday.
The former president died on February 4 in Nairobi aged 95, with the family arguing that he was aged 105 instead.Do you have any story you would like to share? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will publish it. You can also contact us at email@example.com