#RIPMoi : Uhuru Leads Kenyans In Mourning Moi’s Death

The announcement of the Death of former President Daniel Torotich arap Moi by president Uhuru Kenyatta definitely marked the end of an error for a man who not only served Kenyans for the longest period ever but also of the man who made a notable contribution to the well being of the nation.

The late former President Daniel Torotich arap Moi.

His achievements, message of peace and style of leadership was one of a kind that branded him as a man with no mean stature.

Born in 1924, the late Moi had four years 8 months shy a century.

The Late Moi served Kenyans for 24 years from 1978 to 2002.

Led by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenyans eulogized the retired president in different ways that they knew him.

“AS WE MOURN THE PASSING of an African Icon, our heartfelt condolences go out to his Children, Relatives and Close Friends. We will never forget that even as he served Kenya, Africa, and the World; the Late Mzee Moi remained a deeply committed family man, a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and earnest Friend to so many.

“While they undoubtedly grieve his passing, I wish to assure them
that Mzee Moi lives on in the hearts of the Millions of Kenyans who benefited from his servant-leadership, and in the peaceful, harmonious and united Kenya that was built in large part by the works of his hands,” said Uhuru in a statement.

ODM Party in a statement written on social media said: “Pres. Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi was a great leader & a fine gentleman. His unwavering dedication & devotion to Church, uniting Kenyans, quality education for school children, environmental conservation & both local & world peace is a testament to his high principles.”

Council of Governors also issued a statement saying: “We join the family, friends and fellow Kenyan’s as we mourn the passing on of former president Daniel Torotich Arap Moi.”

Senior political leaders in the country also took to social media to condole with the family of the former  President.

Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot eulogized the late Moi as an icon who gave the best for the sake of his county.

The Senator tweeted: “An Icon of our society. Leadership is a sacrifice. You gave the best you could in very difficult circumstances. Fare thee well 2nd father of our nation.”

City Lawyer Donald Kipkorir tweeted: “Dear President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, as you lie in the bosom of Abraham, know that I am truly grateful for your leadership, wisdom & guidance …. We had the most improbable crossing of paths & you offered me your friendship … I celebrate your life.”

Besides, many Kenyans defied the chilling colds of Tuesday morning to take to social media to comment on the saddening news that Kenyan second president had passed on.

Here is how Kenyans reacted to saddening news:


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