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Government appoints team to lead burial of Kenneth Matiba plan

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Veteran politician Kenneth Matiba who passed away on Sunday.[Photo/update.co.ke]

Head of Public Service James Kinyua will chair the funeral committee for the late veteran politician Kenneth Matiba. 

Matiba died on Sunday at the Karen Hospital following a cardiac arrest.

In a statement, government spokesman Erick Kiraithe said Kinyua will work with Matiba's family and other government officials in the committee.

"The committee will be chaired by the Head of Public Service, Joseph Kinyua, and will closely liaise with the family of the late Matiba to accord him befitting send-off," he said.

He further send condolences to the family of Matiba.

"We once again express sympathy and grieve to the bereaved and pray for their comfort during this difficult period," Kiraithe added. 

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