The former president of Kenya, Daniel Arap Moi, died Tuesday at age 95, the nation’s present president said in a statement.
Moi headed Kenya for 24 years before leaving electricity in 2002.
Some credited him by maintaining Kenya from many violent battles in East Africa at that time that he was president but his period in power was marked with arbitrary detentions, torture, and corruption.
He was also accused of getting awakened cultural differences in his nation for political advantage.
Moi was born September 2, 1924, at a bad living north of Kenya and has been a schoolteacher until he entered into politics.
He served several places from the government of Jomo Kenyatta, that had been the president of Kenya following its independence from Britain.
Repression and corruption
Moi increased repression from the nation, effectively launching a single-party system in 1982.
The market was plagued with corruption. From the early 1990s, Moi has been made to reestablish multiparty politics in the nation.
Moi”established using targeted cultural violence as a tool for political direction,” explained John Githongo, a Kenyan anti-corruption activist.