Leaders eulogise Nyagah as peacemaker, diplomat

Joseph Nyagah burial

The casket bearing the body of former Cabinet Minister Joseph Nyagah during his burial on December 19, 2020.

Photo credit: Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group 

What you need to know:

  • Members of the former ODM Pentagon said they largely relied on Mr Nyagah’s power of persuasion.
  • The only ODM Pentagon member missing at the burial, which took place in Kamutungi village, was Raila Odinga. 

The role played by former Cabinet minister Joseph Nyagah in the search for peace during the 2007/08 post-election violence was revealed during his burial in Gachoka, Embu County, on Saturday.

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