Moi returns to Nakuru to rest forever

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Moi's casket

The cortege of the late retired President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi Wednesday morning arrived at Kabarak in Nakuru County for State burial service.

It was the interment of the former Kenyan leader later in the day.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta presided over the ceremony at Kabarak University grounds in Nakuru County.

The send-off of the late former President attracted thousands of Kenyans and foreign dignitaries.

Victoria University

Moi was ready for death

Africa Inland Church retired presiding bishop Silas Yego said during his service that Moi was ready for death.

He described Moi as a devout Christian who was in touch with his faith.

“He knew where he was going…Mzee Moi is in the hands of his creator. He loved salvation so much,” Yego is quoted as saying by Daily Nation.

The retired church leader noted that the former Head of State would often tell people to get saved.

He also said that Moi was not a proud man, but was humble despite his success.

He noted his contributions towards girls’ schools, while asking those gathered to emulate his generosity and urged politicians to be united.

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