KATIBA CORNER

Recalling Moi’s attitude to Constitution – and that of other presidents

While it is true it is during his regime the process towards a new constitution began, the impetus was widespread reaction against Moi on the part of civil society

In Summary

• I cannot recall the background but there came a day when Moi denounced me.

• He indicated lack of faith in the process and said we must have someone “kutoka hapa” – suggesting I was not Kenyan.

October 20 used to be Kenyatta Day and October 10 Moi Day.

The constitution makers replaced the first with Mashujaa Day but overlooked Moi Day. That lived on in an Act of Parliament — a few ...

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