Former Kenyan President Daniel Moi, who ruled Kenya for 24 years, has died, a leading Kenyan newspaper has reported.
He was 96.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has issued and pegged a presidential proclamation on January 4th.
Moi was an epitome of discipline in Kenya.
According to the Daily Nation;
Former President Daniel Moi is dead, President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced in a presidential proclamation.
“It is with profound sadness and sorrow that I announce the passing of a Great African Statesman, H.E. Daniel Toroitich arap Moi, the Second President of the Republic of Kenya.
His Excellency the Former President passed on at the Nairobi Hospital on the early morning of this 4th February, 2020; in the presence of his family,” president Kenyatta said in a statement.
“His Legacy endures in Kenya even to this day, encapsulated in the Nyayo Philosophy of ‘Peace, Love and Unity’ that was his mantra throughout his tenure as our Head of State and Government.”
He was 95 years old.
His death was also confirmed by his family and press secretary Lee Njiru.
The Retired President Daniel Toroitich Moi, was an epitome of discipline and order in the public sector and beyond!
Rip President Moi.