Raila Says He Was A Victim Of Moi’s Mistakes
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has today cleared the air over his relationship with the late Retired President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi.
Raila who gave his speech at the Nyayo National Stadium during Moi’s funeral stated that he made peace with Moi long before he left power.
While acknowledging his strained relationship with Moi, Raila referred to him as a forgiving who made also made mistakes.
“We remember the great things that Moi did. He also made some mistakes and I was one of the victims,” said Raila.
Moi detained Raila for six years without trial after he was charged with treason.
Raila’s mother died while he was still in detention and he did not even attend his mother’s funeral.
“Moi was forgiving, like I am also forgiving. We made peace and shook hands,” he said.
Moi will be laid to rest tomorrow at his home in Kabarak, Nakuru County.