Leaders such as John Magufuli, Kaguta Museveni among others have sent their condolence messages on Twitter.
President Museveni welcomes Kenya's Arap Moi in the country in December 2003. (File photo)
Four-time presidential candidate and opposition figure Kizza Besigye has credited the longest-serving president of Kenya Daniel Moi for leading the peaceful transition of power in Kenya.
"His main legacy is affording Kenya a peaceful transition to another leader," Besigye tweeted.
Moi passed on Tuesday morning in a Nairobi hospital.
Besigye also described Moi as a humble, submissive demeanour who emerged to become a skillful statesman.
President Daniel Arap Moi dies at 95.— Kifefe Kizza-Besigye (@kizzabesigye1) February 4, 2020
From humble beginnings and with a humble, submissive demeanour, President Moi emerged to become a skilful statesman!
His main legacy is affording Kenya a peaceful transition to another leader.
Can now rest in peace.https://t.co/MRcCuSHrBF
Former FDC president now Alliance for National transformation leader Mugisha Muntu has also extended his heartfelt condolences to the Kenyan Community.
I have just learnt of the passing of Kenya's second president, Mzee Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi earlier today. @TheAllianceUG extends our condolences to his family, HE President Uhuru Kenyatta and all our Kenyan brothers and sisters. May God comfort you all.#CountryBeforeSelf pic.twitter.com/WwrG6MKAq3— Mugisha Muntu (@mugishamuntu) February 4, 2020
Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli is among other African presidents who are mourning Moi. He tweeted his condolence message at 9:00 am after the news of his passing.
Kwa niaba ya Serikali na Watanzania nakupa pole Mhe.Rais Uhuru Kenyatta na Wakenya wote kwa kuondokewa na Rais Mstaafu Daniel Toroitich arap Moi. Watanzania tutamkumbuka kwa uongozi wake mahiri, jitihada za kuimarisha uhusiano wetu na Kenya na kufufua Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki.— Dr John Magufuli (@MagufuliJP) February 4, 2020
"I am deeply saddened by the passing of the Second President of the Republic of Kenya, HE Daniel Toroitich arap Moi into eternal light and rest." were the words written by the deputy President of Kenya William Ruto.
Raila Odinga the African Union High Representative For infrastructure Development who was a teenager when Moi was President has pieced down a statement remembering his struggles.
These included unifying the country, challenges towards a single-party system among others.
"He strived to hold the country together as he struggled to unite the people, often with mixed results," Odinga wrote.
My Statement on the Passing away of President Daniel arap Moi: https://t.co/ky4DK03lrY— Raila Odinga (@RailaOdinga) February 4, 2020
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has recollected the circumstances that led to his first encounter with Moi. " I first met Mzee Moi in 1979 after the defeat of Amin," Museveni tweeted.
I learnt with sadness about the death of Mzee Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, the former president of Kenya.— Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) February 4, 2020
It is no doubt that Kenya, East Africa and the entire continent has lost a great leader. I first met Mzee Moi in 1979 after the defeat of Amin. pic.twitter.com/STeTVREMmJ
Tweeps across the world have also remembered the fallen leader on their twitter handles.
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