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Uhuru, Raila to grace Moi’s first memorial service at Kabarak

President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga are expected at Kabarak for the first death anniversary of late President Moi.

The memorial service will be held today at Kabarak where dignitaries have been invited.

Daniel Moi, Kenya’s longest-serving President, died on February 4, 2020.

Moi died at the age of 95.

After his death, Uhuru announced a period of national mourning .

The Head of State ordered the flag of Kenya to be flown half-mast as an expression of sorrow.

Uhuru eulogised Moi as one of Africa’s greatest, a man who made Kenya and the continent immeasurably better.

Moi took over as president in 1978 after the sudden death of First president Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.

He served as a teacher, a legislator, MP, Cabinet  Minister, Vice President, and finally president of Kenya.

Moi stepped down in 2002 after being constitutionally barred from running for a further term.

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