Late president Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi was on Tuesday offered state funeral at Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi Kenya.
The event was led by the president who is commander in chief of the army forces of the Republic of Kenya.
The late president Daniel Moi has been accorded state funeral as he was the commander in chief of the army forces for 24 years he was president of Kenya.
He led the country since the death of Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, who died in 1978 and exited in 2002.
Daniel Arap Moi died at the age of 95 at Nairobi hospital, following illness associated with old age people.
Since the announcement of the death of President Moi, the milliary took over the arrangement of the send-off of late Daniel Torotich Arap Moi.
On Tuesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta led Kenyans and other leaders in celebrating the life of late Daniel Torotich Arap Moi.
Leaders who turned out in the event, ego late Daniel Arap Moi as a statesman who loves his country and genuinely wanted peace, love, and unity be a motto among Kenyans.
The church leaders who shared their memories said that the president was a staunch Christian and he never missed going to church every Sunday.
24 years In Power
Late President Daniel Arap Moi led Kenya after the death of first President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta in 1978. Having served as vice president for 12 years then.
The late president’s reign is of two sides.
On one side, the late President Moi was seen as a person who protects and loves those who were close to him. This happens after the attempted coup of 1982.
Most of his allies enjoyed state protections, receive lands and were assigned government positions for their support of the government.
on the other side, those who oppose the reign of Moi while he was the president suffered the most. It included detention without trial, inhuman conditions to the detainee among other unjust acts against humanity.
Late President Moi, defended himself at one point that he was not happy with how his handlers were dealing with the opposition leaders at the time of his leadership.
Late President Moi will be laid to rest at his home in Kabarak, Nakuru county. He will be laid to rest where his late Wife was laid.
The final send-off will be done on Wednesday. The milliary will be in charge of the event. 19 gunshots is expected to be fired by the military in his honour as commander in chief.