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General Ogolla Had Instructed His Family To Bury Him Within 72 Hours Of His Death

The family says this is per his wish and that the late had informed the family that upon his demise he be buried in 72 hours in a simple ceremony.

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Family of the departed Chief of Defence General Francis Omondi Ogolla said he will be buried on Sunday at his rural home in Ngiya, Alego Usonga, Siaya County.

The family says this is per his wish and that the late had informed the family that upon his demise he be buried in 72 hours in a simple ceremony.

Ogolla’s elder sister Perez Onyango, who confirmed the burial plans, said her brother told her that he should be buried between 48 and 72 hours.

His burial will coincide with 100th birthday celebrations of his father Mzee Joel Oyeyo which will happen on Saturday.

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The family of the late General Ogolla had planned to celebrate his father’s birthday on Saturday and consecration of the St.Thomas Nduru Anglican Church on Sunday.

General Ogolla was supposed to travel to the village to help with preparations for both events today according to family members.

The CDF died on Thursday afternoon alongside nine other officers following a military helicopter accident.

Gen Ogolla had flown to the region to visit KDF troops in the North rift region and inspect construction projects in three local primary schools.

President Ruto announced that Kenya would observe three days of mourning from Friday, with the national flag flying at half mast across the country and at Kenyan missions abroad.

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