REVEALED: Why Senator Yusuf Haji was buried in Nairobi and not his birthplace, Garissa.

Share this story:

Photo/Courtesy

Garissa Senator and BBI Chairman Yusuf Haji died in the early hours of Monday morning, 15th February.

Haji was buried in less than 24 hours at the Lang’ata Muslim Cemetery as per Muslim burial customs, despite belonging to the Kenyan elite class, being a very influential politician in his community and enjoying the trappings of power.

Despite his stature, he was buried like any other Muslim. It didn’t matter who he was while alive.

According to Muslim burial rites, a deceased is rarely transported. Instead, one is buried where he or she passed away within 24 hours.

The burial always takes place where death (maut) happens. This is why Senator Haji was buried in Nairobi and not Garissa.

His remains were wrapped in a simple plain cloth (the Kafan) which costs less than Sh. 500.

After that, instead of a coffin, in line with the Muslim burial customs, the deceased is transported to the mosque in a Janaza that is returned after use and reused by another family.

In the case of Haji, his Janaza prayers were conducted on Monday at 4.00 pm in South C Mosque and thereafter the burial was done at the Lang’ata Muslim Cemetery.

While Hailing Haji’s simple burial, Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr. said we have alot to learn.

His burial was attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto, former Prime Minister Raila Odinga among other leaders.

ALSO READ:  Tanzania: Pupils at Endiamtu Primary flee for fear of Covid-19 Vaccine
Get the best of Silvan News
Enter your email address and click on the Get Instant Access button.
We respect your privacy

Share this story:

424 thoughts on “REVEALED: Why Senator Yusuf Haji was buried in Nairobi and not his birthplace, Garissa.

  1. Magnificent beat ! I would like to apprentice while you amend your web site, how could i subscribe for a blog web site? The account helped me a acceptable deal. I had been a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast provided bright clear idea

  2. Great post. I used to be checking continuously this blog and I am impressed! Extremely helpful info specifically the remaining part 🙂 I take care of such information much. I used to be looking for this particular info for a very lengthy time. Thank you and best of luck.

  3. I’m extremely inspired together with your writing abilities and also with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid subject matter or did you customize it your self? Anyway stay up the nice quality writing, it?s rare to see a nice blog like this one nowadays..

  4. Hello would you mind letting me know which web host you’re utilizing? I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different web browsers and I must say this blog loads a lot faster then most. Can you suggest a good web hosting provider at a reasonable price? Thanks a lot, I appreciate it!

  5. Wonderful beat ! I would like to apprentice while you amend your site, how could i subscribe for a blog website? The account helped me a acceptable deal. I had been a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast offered bright clear idea

  6. I would also like to add if you do not now have an insurance policy or perhaps you do not form part of any group insurance, you will well make use of seeking the help of a health insurance broker. Self-employed or those that have medical conditions usually seek the help of an health insurance broker. Thanks for your short article.

  7. I love your blog.. very nice colors & theme. Did you create this website yourself? Plz reply back as I’m looking to create my own blog and would like to know wheere u got this from. thanks

  8. I like the valuable information you provide in your articles. I will bookmark your blog and check again here regularly. I’m quite sure I’ll learn plenty of new stuff right here! Best of luck for the next!

  9. We’re a group of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community. Your web site provided us with valuable info to work on. You’ve done a formidable job and our whole community will be thankful to you.

  10. Hey there! I know this is kinda off topic but I was wondering which blog platform are you using for this site? I’m getting fed up of WordPress because I’ve had problems with hackers and I’m looking at alternatives for another platform. I would be fantastic if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.

  11. It’s truly a nice and helpful piece of information. I’m satisfied that you shared this helpful info with us. Please keep us up to date like this. Thanks for sharing.

  12. This web site is mostly a stroll-via for all of the information you wished about this and didn?t know who to ask. Glimpse here, and you?ll positively uncover it.

  13. These three may be described as the soul of the Constitution and the testament of founding fathers to the succeeding generations together with the later

  14. I like the helpful info you provide in your articles. I’ll bookmark your weblog and check again here regularly. I am quite sure I’ll learn many new stuff right here! Good luck for the next!

  15. Great post. I was checking constantly this blog and I am impressed! Very helpful information specially the last part 🙂 I care for such info much. I was looking for this certain info for a long time. Thank you and best of luck.

  16. I really wanted to send a simple comment to thank you for all of the magnificent advice you are placing at this website. My long internet investigation has at the end been paid with good facts to go over with my close friends. I ‘d express that most of us site visitors are undoubtedly endowed to live in a wonderful website with so many perfect people with useful tricks. I feel very blessed to have used the web site and look forward to some more fabulous times reading here. Thanks a lot again for all the details.

  17. I was just seeking this info for some time. After 6 hours of continuous Googleing, at last I got it in your site. I wonder what’s the lack of Google strategy that don’t rank this kind of informative websites in top of the list. Usually the top websites are full of garbage.

  18. I love your blog.. very nice colors & theme. Did you create this website yourself? Plz reply back as I’m looking to create my own blog and would like to know wheere u got this from. thanks

  19. Do you have a spam issue on this site; I also am a blogger, and I was curious about your situation; we have created some nice methods and we are looking to swap techniques with others, be sure to shoot me an email if interested.

  20. Great write-up, I?¦m normal visitor of one?¦s site, maintain up the excellent operate, and It is going to be a regular visitor for a lengthy time.

  21. you’re really a good webmaster. The site loading speed is amazing. It seems that you are doing any unique trick. Furthermore, The contents are masterwork. you have done a great job on this topic!

  22. Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video to make your point. You clearly know what youre talking about, why throw away your intelligence on just posting videos to your blog when you could be giving us something enlightening to read?

  23. Gdy podejrzewamy, że nasza żona lub mąż zdradził małżeństwo, ale nie ma na to bezpośrednich dowodów lub chcemy się martwić o bezpieczeństwo naszych dzieci, dobrym rozwiązaniem jest również monitorowanie ich telefonów komórkowych, które zazwyczaj pozwala na uzyskanie ważniejszych informacji.

  24. Czy jest jakiś sposób na odzyskanie usuniętej historii połączeń? Osoby posiadające kopię zapasową w chmurze mogą użyć tych plików kopii zapasowych do przywrócenia zapisów połączeń telefonicznych.

  25. Hey, I think your website might be having browser compatibility issues. When I look at your blog in Safari, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping. I just wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other then that, terrific blog!

  26. I am extremely impressed with your writing skills as well as with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself? Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it is rare to see a nice blog like this one these days..

  27. Hello There. I found your blog the usage of msn. This is a really neatly written article. I will be sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your helpful info. Thanks for the post. I will definitely comeback.

  28. I am so happy to read this. This is the kind of manual that needsto be given and not the accidental misinformation that’s at the other blogs.Appreciate your sharing this greatest doc.Also visit my blog post; Mili Tac Watch

  29. Wow that was odd. I just wrote an really long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear.Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyways,just wanted to say wonderful blog!

  30. Having read this I believed it was rather enlightening. I appreciate you spending some time and energy to put this content together. I once again find myself spending a lot of time both reading and commenting. But so what, it was still worth it!

  31. It’s really a nice and useful piece of information. I am satisfied thatyou just shared this useful info with us. Please stayus informed like this. Thank you for sharing.

  32. Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very wellwritten article. I will make sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post.I’ll definitely return.

  33. Sight Care is a daily supplement proven in clinical trials and conclusive science to improve vision by nourishing the body from within. The Sight Care formula claims to reverse issues in eyesight, and every ingredient is completely natural.

  34. Heya i’m for the primary time here. I found this board and I find It truly useful & it helped me out a lot. I am hoping to present something back and aid others such as you helped me.

  35. I’m not sure where you’re getting your information, but good topic.I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more.Thanks for great information I was looking for this info for my mission.

  36. หนังการ์ตูนหนังชีวิตหนังรักโรแมนติก Western หนังคาวบอยตะวันตก ปัจจุบันอาจจะดูไม่ค่อยได้รับความนิยมเท่าไรเพราะความแปลกใหม่ในการนำเสนอหายากขึ้นและเสี่ยงมากที่จะทำออกมา

  37. A motivating discussion is worth comment. I think that you should write more on this topic, it might not be a taboo matter but usually folks don’t talk about such subjects. To the next! Kind regards!!

  38. My brother suggested I might like this blog. He was once entirely right. This publish truly made my day. You can not believe simply how a lot time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

  39. I blog often and I genuinely appreciate your content. Your article has truly peaked my interest. I will take a note of your blog and keep checking for new details about once per week. I subscribed to your RSS feed as well.

  40. Excellent read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing a little research on that. And he just bought me lunch because I found it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thanks for lunch!

  41. Currently it looks like Expression Engine is the preferred bloggingplatform available right now. (from what I’veread) Is that what you’re using on your blog?

  42. You can definitely see your skills in the work you write. The world hopes for more passionate writers like you who are not afraid to say how they believe. Always follow your heart.

  43. Oh my goodness! Amazing article dude! Thank you, However I am having problems with your RSS. I donít understand why I can’t subscribe to it. Is there anybody getting similar RSS issues? Anybody who knows the solution can you kindly respond? Thanx!!

  44. Thanks, I have recently been searching for information about this subject for a long time and yours is the greatest I have found out till now. But, what about the bottom line? Are you positive about the source?

  45. Hiya, I am really glad I have found this information. Today bloggers publish just about gossips and internet and this is really annoying. A good blog with exciting content, that’s what I need. Thank you for keeping this web-site, I will be visiting it. Do you do newsletters? Can not find it.

  46. outdoor rv speakersThe products information we provide about “outdoor rv speakers not working” as followsHighly competitive AVT UTV Boat RV H-833 stereo marine system + Hasda 058 6.5″ waterproof Black white IP66 marine Speakers.

  47. The core of your writing whilst sounding reasonable originally, did not work very well with me personally after some time. Someplace throughout the sentences you managed to make me a believer unfortunately just for a very short while. I nevertheless have a problem with your jumps in assumptions and one would do well to fill in those breaks. When you can accomplish that, I would undoubtedly end up being amazed.

  48. I will right away take hold of your rss feed as I can’t find your email subscription hyperlink or newsletter service. Do you have any? Please let me recognise in order that I may subscribe. Thanks.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *