Former Kenya President Daniel Arap Moi is dead.
on Tuesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a presidential proclamation announcing the death of the retired President.
“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. 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,” President Kenyatta said in a statement.
According to his son Gideon Moi, the former president passed away on Tuesday morning at around 5.20am while receiving treatment at Nairobi Hospital.
He died at the age of 95
Moi was President of Kenya for 24 years before relinquishing power in 2002.
He was the second President of the republic of Kenya.
Moi has been in life support machine at the Nairobi hospital where he was re-admitted last month.
Moi’s medical team led by his personal doctor David Silverstein have been managing recurring complications that have kept him at the hospital for about three months.
Moi’s health condition is compounded by a knee pain he has been nursing following an accident involving his car in 2006 in Limuru.