Barack Obama’s step-mother buried in Kenya

US President Barack Obama speaks with his stepmother Kezia Obama at his swearing in ceremony as the 44th US President at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January 20, 2009. AFP PHOTO/ TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)

Grace Kezia Aoko Obama, the stepmother to former US president Barack Obama, was on Saturday laid to rest at her home in Kogelo, Siaya County, Kenya.

File: Michelle Obama, wife of US President Barack Obama, greets Obama’s stepmother Kezia Obama at Obama’s inauguration as the 44th US president at the Capitol in Washington on January 20, 2009. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Obama’s stepmother passed away on April 14 at a UK hospital where she was receiving treatment.

Kezia, 81 was the first wife to Barack Obama Snr and mother to Malik Obama, Auma Obama and Sadik Obama and Mustapha Abo.

Earlier, a relative had said they ‘wish her remains can be transported to Kenya so that she can be interred at her ancestral home in Siaya.’

Her death came about two weeks after the passing of the family’s great grandmother, Mama Sarah Obama.

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