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Why Raila Odinga Hasn’t Viewed Moi’s Body

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Today marks the last day of the three days from Saturday to Monday that were announced by Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua for the public to pay last respect and view the body of former President Daniel Moi lays in state.

Raila Odinga Signs Moi Condolence book in Addis

President Uhuru, leaders from all walks of life among them DP William Ruto, former President Mwai Kibaki and thousands of kenyans whi have traveled from all over the country to view the Moi’s remains at Parliament Buildings.

The opposition leader Raila Odinga is the only senior politician, who hasn’t puclicly viewed the body of his one-time rival.

It is however not known whether it was by design or by unavoidable official duties that when Uhuru came to lead the public to view the body, Raila proceeded to Addis for an African Union event.

However, while signing the late Moi’s condolence book in Addis, Raila said he would soon join Kenyans in Nairobi and Kabarak in mourning the former president.

The opposition chief was allegedly involved in the failed 1982 coup and was consequently sent to jail by Moi’s administration for six years.

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