Jonathan Moi,the eldest son of former president Daniel Moi succumbed to cancer at a hospital in Nakuru.
Leaders led by president Uhuru Kenyatta have sent condolences to the Moi family.
Below is how the leaders mourned Jonathan Moi;
“To Your Excellency former President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, your family and friends,
I have received the news this morning of the passing away of my friend and brother Jonathan Toroitich Moi with great shock and disbelief.
As I convey my deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to your Excellency, your family and friends, I pray God to grant each one of you the grace and strength to bear with the big loss.
JT, as Jonathan was popularly known to many of us, was a humble, kind, generous and courageous person. JT’s word was always his bond, he was dependable.
Many of us will always remember JT for his pioneering exploits in motorsport as a rally driver and as a successful farmer, businessman and enterpreneur.
Your Excellency, our collective thoughts and prayers as a family and as a country are with you, your family and friends during this difficult period of mourning.
May the Almighty God rest the soul of our brother and friend Jonathan Toroitich Moi in eternal peace.”
“A self-effacing and private person, Jonathan will be remembered for his breakthroughs in motor sporting, farming and business,”
“Saddened by the passing on of Jonathan Toroitich, son of former President Moi. Jonathan made his name as an enthusiastic, competitive and masterful rally driver. He was sociable, affable and loved a good laugh. Jonathan treasured family, friendships and committed himself to bettering the lives of others. Rest In Peace.”
“My family and that of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga send deeply felt condolences to President Daniel arap Moi following the death of Jonathan Moi earlier today. We wish strength to the former President and his family to bear the loss. May God grant peace to the family at this sad moment.”
“I have received with shock the news of the passing on of Jonathan Moi.
With the untimely demise of Jonathan, Kenya has lost a highly dependable leader and a renowned motor sportsman.
At this most trying time for Jonathan’s immediate family and the family of Mzee Daniel Arap Moi at large, I extend my heartfelt condolences.
May his Soul Rest in Eternal Peace!”