December 13, 2018

Former President Moi flies to Israel for second opinion on knee injury

Former President Daniel Moi on Sunday morning flew to Israel for a medical check-up.

The 93-year old former President was accompanied by his son Baringo Senator Gideon Moi and his physician Dr David Silverstein.

According to the Standard, he will be booked at a hospital in Israel’s Mediterranean coast, Tel Aviv.

He has been having a knee problem which his doctor says has been giving him a lot of discomfort.

They are now seeking a second opinion on his condition.

Last year in January, Moi underwent minor surgery at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi. He was later discharged.

The former President’s knee problem begun in July 2006 after he was involved in a road accident at View point in Limuru.

His Range Rover was involved in an accident with a Nissan Pick-up truck. He was en route to Kabarak from Machakos where he was the guest of honour at a graduation ceremony at Scotts Theological College.

Moi will turn 94 on September 4.

In Kenya’s history, he is the longest serving President. He served between 1978 to 2002. He is touted to be the father of Kanu party which His son, Gideon, now chairs.



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