Only men to be allowed at grave site of late KBC journalist Badi Muhsin

By , K24 Digital
On Sat, 9 Oct, 2021 11:06 | < 1 min read
Veteran Kenya Broadcasting Corporation journalist Badi Muhsin: PHOTO/COURTESY

Veteran journalist and news anchor Badi Muhsin, who has worked at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), will be buried on Saturday October 9, 2021.

The journalist's family has announced that he will be laid to rest at the Kariakor Muslim Cemetery.

K24 Digital has established that the body of the Swahili presenter was transported to Nairobi overnight.

His burial will be conducted in strict accordance with Muslim burial customs and only men will be allowed to go and see his body at the grave site.

The journalist who has worked in the media industry for over three decades died aged 67. At the time of his demise, Badi had made a comeback to the State ,corporation after it rebranded.

According to the company, he was on official duty in Mombasa when he became ill and died shortly after.

The father of two was in Mombasa to interview Alice Tabu for his Dira ya Magwiji feature, but died a few minutes in his sleep after he had taken lunch.

His burial plans were made public moments after President Uhuru Kenyatta mourned him as a patriotic Kenyan who contributed a lot in the development of journalism in Kenya.

President Kenyatta said that it was sad that the journalist had passed on just months after he was re-hired by KBC.

“Mr Badi Muhsin is a Kenyan household name and television icon who utilized his immense talent as a broadcast journalist to mentor generations of fine broadcasters during his many years at the national broadcaster KBC,” President Kenyatta said.

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