Former president Daniel Moi is dead.He has passed at the age of 95 years.
The announcement was made Tuesday morning by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
“The retired president has passed on” President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a proclamation for the announcement,” a state official said.
Mr. Moi has been in and out of hospital for several years though he enjoyed good health during and after his presidency.
The retired president has had a brief medical report. On March 11, 2018, he travelled to Israel for a knee check-up after he developed complications on the knee during an accident in Limuru on July 30, 2006.
He underwent minor knee surgery at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi on On January 27, 2017.
Moi’s medical team led by his personal doctor David Silverstein are said to be managing recurring complications that have kept him at the hospital for almost three months.