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Janet Kanini’s final send-off in photos


Mourners paid glowing tributes to former NTV presenter Janet Kanini-Ikua during a somber ceremony held at at Gatuanyaga in Kieni on Saturday.

George Ikua gives his tributes during the burial of his wife.
George Ikua gives his tributes during the burial of his wife.

Many described her as a role model in the society.

The casket with Janet's remains.
The casket with Janet’s remains.

Janet succumbed to lung cancer on April 1.

Nyeri gubernatorial aspirant Patrick Maina, left, Kieni MP Kanini Kega and senatorial aspirant Sheila Githaiga follow proceedings during the ceremony.

Nyeri gubernatorial aspirant Patrick Maina, left, Kieni MP Kanini Kega and senatorial aspirant Sheila Githaiga follow proceedings during the ceremony.

Janet had become the icon of hope for cancer patients after announcing that she had been cured of stage 4 cancer.

Mourners follow proceedings during the burial ceremony.
Mourners follow proceedings during the burial ceremony.

Watch her tribute below: