The body of the late Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua arrived in the country on Thursday morning.
The plane carrying the body touched down at JKIA at 5 am from the UK.
It was received by his wife Margret Karungaru and the new Nyeri governor Samuel Wamathai.
Other dignitaries at the airport included Governors Ken Lusaka , Joshua Irungu (Laikipia), Jack Ranguma (Kisumu), Mwangi wa Iria (Murang’a), William Kabogo (Kiambu) and Okoth Obado ( Migori)
Devolution CS Mwangi Kiunjuri, Senator Mutahi Kagwe, Mps Mary Wambui were also present.
After the arrival of the body, there was a brief service at the JKIA before it was transferred to the Lee Funeral Home.
The family, friends, leaders and ordinary citizens are viewing the body at the Lee Funeral Home.
The body will remain at Lee Funeral Home until Monday when it will be buried at Mathira.
Gachagua died last week on Friday after battling pancreatic cancer.
Gachagua’s family led by brother Rigathi Gachagua accompanied the body from the UK.
The Council of Governors had sent three governors namely, Paul Chepkwony (Kericho), Kenneth Lusaka (Bungoma) and Jack Ranguma ( Kisumu) to accompany Gachagua’s body back home from the UK.