NAKURU, Kenya 2nd September 2014 – Governor Kinuthia Mbugua congratulated former President, H.E. Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi on the occasion of his 90th birthday, saying that his continued leadership even after his presidency will be measured for years to come.
“Today marks your 90th birthday and the good he has done in his lifetime is beyond measure that even his post presidency has been marked with your continued gracious willingness to serve.
Governor Mbugua attended the celebrations which was held at the Kabarak University accompanied by deputy Governor Joseph Ruto and other members and leaders from Nakuru County Government.
Former President Moi at the ceremony which was attended by family, friends and dignitaries, officially unveiled a commemorative pillar in honor of the university and the legacy he created.
Mzee Moi urged all Kenyan’s to shun divisive politics as it would ruin the many positives the country is enjoying so far. He also dismissed the Okoa Kenya agenda that is seeking a referendum.
“I support the government and the constitution and urge you all not to let disagreement bring division among you. We need to embrace peace and unite together.”
In his message, Governor Mbugua noted Moi’s role as the country’s second president especially as we continue to celebrate the nation’s 50 year Jubilee saying that he deserved the recognition for the contributions and sacrifices he made.
“This is a very special day not only for you, but millions of Kenyan’s especially as we also continue to celebrate our golden jubilee of independence, commemorating 50 years of independence for continued peace, love, unity, democracy and prosperity which you were a part of”.
Governor Mbugua urged all Kenyan’s to recognize and reflect on the positives Moi delivered for this great nation.
“I take this opportunity to ask each and every Kenyan to reflect on the sacrifices he made to make this great nation what it is today.”
He applauded Moi’s leadership of the country during his tenure.
“Your zeal and commitment to the building of this nation is still a phenomenon, as you and other leaders embarked on the massive infrastructure development in various sectors including education, agriculture, and health sectors, ensuring that we all as Kenyans have something of our own.”
In closing he urged all Kenyan’s to join him in wishing Moi a very happy birthday and may the almighty God give him continued good health and abundant blessings and serenity.