Kenya’s former President Daniel arap Moi has died, aged 95

By IGIHE
On 4 February 2020 at 10:55

Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi, who ruled the East African country with an iron fist for two decades, has died aged 95.

Moi’s death was announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta in a statement on the state broadcaster on Tuesday.

"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," the announcement said.

"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," it said.

Moi, a former schoolteacher, ruled Kenya between 1978 and 2002. He had been in the hospital for over a month.

Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi, who ruled the East African country with an iron fist for two decades, has died aged 95.

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