The passing of Kenya’s second and longest serving President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi on February 4th 2020 led the country to a sad mourning state.
Our leaders from President Uhuru who gave the Presidential Proclamation in respect to the death of His Excellency Daniel Toroitich arap Moi led the county in mourning retired Mzee Moi’s demise.
Newszaleo.co.ke looks at how the various leaders in Kenya mourned former President Daniel Arap Moi .
President Uhuru Kenyatta mourned Kenya’s second president when he announced his demise.
Deputy President William Samoei Ruto mourned former President Daniel Moi saying he mentored and taught many into leadership.
Former Prime Minister and African Union High Representative for Infrastructure Development Raila Odinga issued a statement on the passing away of former President Arap Moi.
Musalia Mudavadi the leader of Amani National Congress political party (ANC) and the founder and co principal NASA also mourned Former President Daniel Moi saying Moi will be remembered for “mmomonyoko wa udongo.” He spent most of his time building gabions, planting trees and campaigning for environmental conservation.
The 10th Vice President of the Republic of Kenya in 2008 to 2013, Wiper Democratic Movement Kenya Party Leader, NASA Coalition Co Principal Kalonzo Musyoka also offered his condolences to Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, the entire Moi family and the Nation of Kenya.
Former presidential aspirant , MP, Politician and advocate for Social Justice Martha Karua also sent her condelences to the family and friends of Retired President Moi and praised him as Kenya’s greatest gift to democracy with the peaceful handover of power after the 2002 elections.
Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho also mourned former President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi by sending condolences to the people of Kenya, family, Senator Gideon Moi and friends of Mzee Moi and praised him of playing a big part in wring his generations story.
He was grateful for his efforts towards maintain peace in the region, his love for education and his role in a peaceful transition of leadership in Kenya.
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko offered his prayers to former President Daniel Arap Moi family during the moment of grief .
Member of Parliament for Garissa Township and leader of Majority Hon.Aden Duale offered his sincere condolences to the family of retired President Daniel Arap Moi.
He said Moi will be remembered for his utterances on unity, love and peace that is part of his great legacy.
Majority Leader and Senator for Elgeyo Marakwet County Kipchumba Murkomen offered his condolences to the immediate and extended family of Mzee Moi including Senator Gideon Moi and said he will be remembered for his effort to unite this nation and for his love and investment in matters education.
The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government Dr. Fred Matiangi shared his burden of grief with his family and relatives and praised him of his contribution to stability and peace in Kenya.
Machakos County Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua offered his condolences to Gideon Moi, family and the people of Baringo.
He says retired President Moi advices him to take care of the people of Machakos.
The governor says he remembers him for his Maziwa ya Nyayo and the spirit of Love, Peace and Unity.
Kirinyaga County Governor Anne Waiguru offered her heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of H.E. Retired President Moi on his passing.
She added that his legacy will forever be entrenched in the history of our great nation. May his philosophy of Peace, Love and Unity truly be engrained in each one of us , wrote the Governor.
Makueni County Senator Mutula Kilonzo Junior praised Mzee Moi of his contribution to love, peace and Unity, his love and patriotism for Kenya and his discipline and punctuality.
The Party Leader Amani National Congress Political party (ANC), Founder/Co principal NASA Musalia W Mudavadi shared in the grief and sorrow of the family and Kenyans upon loosing Mzee Moi and termed it a personal loss. He praised Mzee Moi of being a surrogate father to him in all ways and how he taught him patience and perseverance in the face of adversity.
Nairobi Woman Rep Hon. Esther M Passaris celebrated the life and times of The Second President of Kenya, Mzee Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi