Founding father of the nation, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta; died on this day in 1978 (22 August 1978). President Uhuru Kenyatta will today lead the 41st anniversary of the death of Mzee Jomo Kenyatta that will include a service at Holy Family Basilica in Nairobi from 10am.
Members of the public have been invited to join President Uhuru Kenyatta for the special mass.
1978: People line up outside State House Nairobi to view the body of Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.
Kenyans are today celebrating the live well lived of the great leader who was on the forefront for fighting of independence. He will be remembered for great things above all making Kenya proud in rising of our very own flag in 1963.
President Jomo Kenyatta was truely a great leader, see the way He diffused tension with His heart warming speech.#Africans are never racist, we are very accomodating but we don't get it in return from Western world.
Mzee Jomo Kenyatta was GREAT!#gamescom2019 #Kenya pic.twitter.com/cQaIfOpDJz
— Kenya 🇰🇪 (@KenyaNotes) August 20, 2019
#TBT: Former President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta during a visit to Kangaita Tea factory on 6th March, 1966.
The factory was built in 1965, with the foundation stone laid by Hon. Bruce McKenzie, D.S.O. D.F.O. MP. the then minister for agriculture on 14th January 1965. @KTDAFoundation pic.twitter.com/47QSmXAJc7
— KTDALtd (@KTDATea) August 15, 2019