Gideon Moi has now announced through a statement that his late father had reiterated that upon his demise, certain politicians in the country should not set foot in his funeral.
Moi made the announcement regarding his funeral on December 17 at around 3:17 am East African time.
Kenya’s Deputy President William is not invited to the burial of the retired President, according to family reports. It has not been established why Moi decided to bar William Ruto from paying his last respect to him. Ruto who was one of Moi’s boys during the KANU era may have earned himself the enmity badge for daring to challenge the father of politics in Rift Valley politics.
Controversial lawyer Miguna Miguna has also been shown the middle finger by the Moi family for a reason not known to the public. Miguna was detained by the Moi regime and expelled from the university in 1987 for championing multi-party democracy in Kenya.
The former president will be accorded a State Funeral with all appropriate Civilian and Full Military Honours being rendered and observed.
President Uhuru Kenyatta also order that the nation will observe national mourning and the national flag will be flown at half-mast throughout the state and other facilities of the Republic of Kenya abroad from the dawn of February 4, 2020, until sunset on the day of Moi’s burial.