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Moi was Kenya’s longest-serving president.

President Uhuru Kenyatta is among dignitaries attending a memorial service for the late retired president Daniel Arap Moi, who passed on last year aged 95 years.

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Moi was Kenya’s second and longest-serving President and one year after his death on February 4, 2020, the memories of his 24-year reign still linger on.

President Kenyatta Thursday joined family members and close friends at the late Moi’s Kabarak home for the memorial service currently underway.

The commemoration started with a wreath laying ceremony by President Kenyatta and family members at the graveside.

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Other leaders in attendance include ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Moses Wetangula of Ford Kenya, Governors Alex Tolgos of Elgeyo Marakwet, and Nakuru’s Lee Kinyanjui.

The late retired president Moi ruled the country for 24 years before retiring in 2002.

He passed on at the Nairobi Hospital on the early morning of this 4th February 2020, in the presence of his family.

Moi was laid to rest in a State burial at his Kabarak home in Nakuru County on February 11.

President Kenyatta was received by the former president’s son, Kanu leader and senator Gideon Moi
The invite-only event was held at the late Moi’s Kabarak home in Nakuru County where he was buried

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