Kenya’s second president Daniel Arap Moi passes on

February 7, 2020 / Comments (0)


Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, Kenya’s second president passed away on February 2, 2020 at Nairobi Hospital. He was 95 years old.

The retired president who ruled the country for 24 years is currently the longest serving president Kenya has had.

He took over presidency after the death of the late Mzee Jomo Kenyatta in 1978. Mr. Moi joined politics in 1955 after working as a teacher for almost 10 years.

He was Minister for Home Affairs in 1964 before becoming Vice President in 1967 a position he served in until he became president in 1978.

He also served as Mp Baringo North from 1963. He later served as MP Baringo Central from 1966 until his retirement from presidency in 2002.

The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) joins Kenya and the rest of the world in mourning his demise.

Our Source: Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA)

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