Oscar Sudi walking with Ruto
Oscar Sudi walking with Ruto

Oscar Sudi, the Kapseret MP, on Thursday, February 13, claimed he was ejected from the late President Daniel arap Moi’s burial at his Kabarak home on February 12.

Taking to his Facebook page, the vocal legislator made it clear that he was not chased away from Moi’s graveyard by any member of the late president’s family.

However, he went ahead and fingered Baringo Senator, Gideon Moi’s, personal assistant -Peter Chelang’a as the perpetrator.

“It is true that I was ejected out of Mzee Moi’s graveyard area in Kabarak, but I want to make it clear that I was chased by a group of men led by one Peter Chelang’a” he wrote on Facebook.
“I was not chased out by any member of the Moi family,” he reiterated.

Ruto with Oscar Sudi
Ruto with Oscar Sudi

Sudi intimated that the PA was also linked to yet another infamous Kabarak instance involving Deputy President William Ruto.

“Peter is the same conman who was present in Kabarak when DP Ruto was blocked from accessing Mzee Moi. Rest in peace Agui,” continued Sudi’s post.

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On May 4, 2018, political analysts were struggling to interpret the incident at the rural home of former President Moi in Kabarak, where DP Ruto was blocked from seeing him.

At the time, the DP was accompanied by Energy CS Charles Keter, Ainabkoi MP William Chepkut and lawyer Stephen Kipkenda.

Oscar Sudi
Oscar Sudi

A statement from the late president’s office said that DP Ruto and his guests were welcomed and served lunch but were not allowed to see the former president because their visit coincided with a routine physical exercise with his doctors.

Kanu Secretary-General Nick Salat, who spoke for the Baringo senator, and Tiaty MP William Kamket, suggested that the DP was to blame for the botched visit at the time.

Salat made it clear that the late Moi’s life had an elaborate and well-defined structure that clearly defined how his meetings were conducted.

“Those who want to meet Moi must ensure protocol is observed. People meet the retired president every day because there is nothing private about his life. The DP arrived at the time Mzee was being attended to by his doctors and for us, that was of paramount importance,” the Kanu sec-gen stated at the time.

Daniel Moi's body arrives at Kabarak University
Daniel Moi’s body arrives at Kabarak University

Interestingly, a report published by the Daily Nation on Thursday, February 6, detailed that Ruto who arrived at Lee Funeral Home with his brigade, comprising legislators and Rift Valley leaders, was not allowed to view Mzee’s body.

In his company were Sudi, Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and former State House Comptroller Franklin Bett.

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