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Daniel Moi, Kenya’s second President is dead

Retired President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi has died at the age of 95.

The announcement was made Tuesday morning (04.02.2020) President Uhuru Kenyatta.

“The retired president has passed on, President Uhuru Kenyatta has issued a proclamation for the announcement,” a state official said, adding, a statement will be issued shortly.”

Moi who was born on the 2nd of September 1924 in Baringo, was the second President of Kenya from 1978 to 2002. He became president as a result of the death of the then president Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.

Moi is popularly known to Kenyans as Nyayo, a Swahili word for “footsteps”, as he often said he was following in the footsteps of the first President, Jomo Kenyatta.

He also earned the name “Professor of Politics” due to his long rule of 24 years, the longest in Kenyan history to date.

Prior to becoming President, he served as the third Vice President of Kenya from 1967 to 1978.

In 2019, the seasoned politician was reportedly in and out of hospital due to his frail health. Rest in Peace Nyayo.

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This story was first broken by Capital News.

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