According to Suzan, the housemaid and the four children left their home in a family vehicle for Uhuru Stadium at 5.45am to view President Magufuli’s body and pay their last respects.
Janet who was seated next to the Tanzanian President Saumu Suluhu was seen crying uncontrollably.
As she shook her body, Janet, dressed in black, was seen being consoled at the main dias even as her husband’s body arrived.
The body will be taken from Lugalo Military Hospital then St Peter’s Catholic Church in Dar es Salaam before proceeding to Uhuru Stadium for Tanzanian leaders to pay their last respects.
When he was born his grandmother was preparing alcohol, and named him Walwa, which in the Sukuma local language means Pombe. That is how the former President earned the name Pombe.