Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji was on Monday buried at the Langata Cemetery in Nairobi according to Muslim customs.

Senator Haji passed on at the Aga Khan hospital aged 80 after a long battle with illness.  

Haji, who was the chair of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Taskforce had been flown to Turkey for treatment in late 2020 but returned to the country recently.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President William Ruto, and ODM leader Raila Odinga attended the burial. 

The leaders flew to Nairobi from Kisii County after the funeral service of the late Simeon Nyachae. 

Other leaders present include Senator James Orengo, CS Ukur Yattani, Garissa Township MP Aden Duale among many others. 

Here are the photos of the burial: 


ODM leader Raila Odinga arrives at the Langata cemetery for the burial of Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji.

Mourners at Langata cemetery.