Gideon Moi, the hapless prince?

Senator Gideon Moi

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi .

Photo credit: Waweru Wairimu | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Mr Ruto has blocked Senator Moi from emerging as the Kalenjin kingpin.
  • What must be eating at Senator Moi is that Mr Ruto was a political pupil of his father.

I’ve nothing but good wishes for Kanu chief Gideon Moi. So, this column shouldn’t be construed as an attack on the man the late President Daniel Moi called the “apple of my eye”. Unlike President Moi, most parents are loath to publicly reveal their favourite child. I assume he did so to signify that Gideon was his preferred successor in politics and matters of his vast estate.


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