By: Samuel Daniel
Busia County-(MaraviPost)-An 87-year-old Alloise Otieng’ Ominang’ombe from Teso South Constituency in Busia County offered a brand new coffin which he would love to be buried when he die.
The father of 18 revealed that the move is a deliberate attempt to teach his network at large that dying in inevitable and it is simplest wise to put together for such extraordinary times.
He disclosed that he desired to plan his own burial that fit his fame in the society and the newly purchased coffin worth ksh.58,000 were stored at his store in Obekei place.
Previous to this, the octogenarians one after the other bought other coffins in 2009 and 2012.
He however said he has sold the brand new one because the preceding ones were out of fashion.
In an interview with Citizen digital, Ominang’ombe reportedly stated the preliminary coffins could be changed into pieces of firewood in the course of his funeral, as the brand new one becomes his very last resting region.
He becomes quoted by means of Tuko pronouncing: “I want this to go as a lesson to my community at massive. you may lack primary wishes whilst you are alive. however whilst you die, people will slaughter bulls, buy you first-class garments and shoes yet you will be lengthy long past. that is why I decided to plan for a ship-off befitting my status in society,”
The incident has sparkled combined reactions from individuals of the public with some assisting his choice for preparing for his demise whilst others insist that it’s miles against faith to prepare for ones very own demise.