Fallen Bonchari legislator,John oroo Oyioka’s burial date has been slated for February 26 2021.
Speaking to the media in Kisii, Geofrey Mogire,the local funeral committee chairman, revealed the ceremony will be held at Itierio boys high school grounds in Suneka.
Mogire who is also a chief officer with Kisii county, further announced the holding of two fundraisers in Nairobi and Suneka on February 24 2021 to meet funeral expenses.
He explained burial arrangements progressed smoothly upon coordination with the Parliamentary Service Commission funeral committee, chaired by Borabu legislator Ben Momanyi.
Riana MCA Vincent Moisabi called for a peaceful send-off for the MP urging the mourners to keep divisive politics out of the funeral ceremony.
Moisabi added the people of Kisii South were yearning for a burial ceremony befitting the respected deceased lawmaker.
Oyioka succumbed to a stroke after a long hospitalization period at a Kisumu city health facility last Monday.