Kenya’s second president, Daniel Arap Moi died aged 95 at Nairobi Hospital on Tuesday morning. President Uhuru Kenyatta announced the death and declared a period of national mourning. He also said Moi will would receive a state funeral.
A graduate of Kapsabet Teacher’s Training College, Moi was a trained teacher who went on to become Kenya’s longest serving president – from 1978 to 2002.
Moi served as a teacher, Member of Parliament, a Cabinet Minister, Vice-President and finally as the President of Kenya.
The former president will be remembered for his contribution to various sectors of the economy - education, transport, security, sports and health.
Below are famous places named after Moi.
Moi University, Eldoret
Moi Educational Centre, Nairobi
Moi High School, Gesusu
Moi Girls School - Nairobi, Eldoret, Isinya
Moi Forces High School
Moi High School - Mbiruri (Embu)
Moi High School Kabarak, Nakuru
Moi Primary School, Nairobi
Moi Avenue Primary School, Nairobi
Arap Moi Primary, Nkoroi
Airports and streets
Moi International airport, Mombasa
Moi International airport, Eldoret
Moi Avenue, Nairobi
Moi Avenue, Mombasa
Moi Road, Kiambu Githunguri
Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani
Moi Stadium, Kisumu
Moi Teaching and referral hospital, Eldoret
Moi Air Base, Nairobi
Moi Barracks, Eldoret