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Late CDF Francis Ogolla to be buried on Sunday

The Late Chief of Defence Forces General Francis Ogolla

The late Chief of Defence (CDF) Francis Ogolla will be laid to rest at his home in Mor, Alego in Siaya County on April 21st.

Joel Rabuku Ogolla, a member of the family revealed that the late Ogolla had a left a will that outlined that he be buried within 72 hours of his death.

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“In honor of his humble nature, General Ogolla specified that his burial occur within 72 hours of his passing, echoing the profound truth that from dust we came and to dust we shall return,” Rabuku Ogolla said

“His family has dutifully chosen Sunday, April 21st, 2024 for his final farewell, to be held at his cherished home in Mor, Alego, Siaya County,” he added.

The burial will be preceded by a memorial service at his local church in Nduru.

Additionally, the family said that a memorial service will be held next Friday in honour of the fallen Soldier at the Ulinzi Sports Complex in Langata, where he found solace in his biweekly runs.

“Let us gather, to celebrate the life of a General who dedicated his life to service, love, generosity and devotion that touched us all deeply.”

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