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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,11TH MARCH 2018-Former President Daniel arap Moi was on Sunday flown to Israel for a medical check-up.
The former head of State’s office in a statement sent to the press said Mr Moi has been booked at a hospital in Tel Aviv for a checkup on his knee which has been giving him discomfort.
“Mzee Moi is accompanied by his physician Dr David Silverstein and his son Senator Gideon Moi,” the brief statement read.
The former head of State has not been in active in politics in the recent past and has been out of the limelight.
Senator Gideon Moi said: “The old man is not feeling well. He will go for medical check-up. So, he needs your prayers as he leaves the country.”
He said that the 93-year-old former president will visit historical sites in Jerusalem.
Mr Moi’s last public appearance was on October 26, 2017 where he cast his vote at Kabarak University polling station during the repeat presidential election.
He has been meeting delegations at his Kabarak home.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his mother, Mama Ngina Kenyatta are among visitors who have visited Moi in recent past.
On January 27, 2017 the former president underwent a minor surgery on his knee at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi.