Late Jeremiah Gitau Kiereini. [Photo: Courtesy]

Late billionaire and former Head of Civil Service and Secretary Jeremiah Gitau Kiereini will be cremated today, four days after he died aged 90.

Family and few friends will attend the cremation function that will be strictly a private affair.

The man who rose to a powerful civil servant and head of East African Breweries Limited and The Cooper Motor Corporation lived a quiet life in his last years, frequenting Karen Country Club where he sipped tea and mingled with old buddies.

Lang’ata crematorium. Late billionaire Kiereini will be cremated. [Photo: Courtesy]
According to the family the late octogenarian desired to be cremated. Despite living in public glare his sendoff will be a quiet affair.

deaths of his two sons in 2010 and 2017 shattered him

Kiereini lost two sons in controversial circumstances. Mburu Kiereini who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease was found dead in his house in 2010 and his brother Githae Kiereini was found dead in his Karen house in 2017.


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