Former President of the United States of America (USA) Barack Obama's stepmother Mama Grace Keziah Aoko Obama has today, 1st May 2021 been buried by her family at her home in Kogelo, Siaya County.
The burial has been conducted in accordance to the Muslim burial rights and traditions owing to the fact that she was a Muslim at the time of her death.
Mama Keziah Obama died in the United Kingdom (UK) weeks ago but the family was not able to ferry the body of their late mother to Kenya for burial.
This saw President Obama 's brother Malik Obama appeal with the Kenyan government to help the family ferry the body into the country for burial.
Various leaders responded to the cry by the family for help including Siaya Senator James Orengo who visited and met the family at their home.
The burial of Mama Keziah Obama has been attended by Siaya County Senator James Orengo, Rarieda Constituency MP Hon Otiende Amollo among leaders of different calibers.