Former Vice President Moody Avori has died at the age of 94. Awori, a former Funyula MP, was appointed vice president in 2003 following the death of Kijana Wamalwa. In the 2007 election, he lost to ODM’s Paul Otwoma, who is now the governor of Busia.
In a report dated January 22, 2006, John Githongo was recently implicated in the Anglo-Lease scandal. He maintained his innocence and refused to resign because he saw no reason to do so. In February 2006, 80 MPs demanded his resignation, threatening to take to the streets if their demands were not met. Days later, demonstrators on the streets of Nairobi demanded his resignation as part of a larger demonstration against corruption. After that did not materialize, the Center for Social Reform said he was undermining the integrity of his office by refusing to resign and vowing to continue protesting. In a Feb. 22 interview with the Public Accounts Committee, Awori blamed officials, claiming he was misled and had no connection to any wrongdoing.
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He holds an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Southern New Hampshire University. He received his degree in May 2004 in recognition of his long-term commitment to helping the disadvantaged in society, especially the disabled and the poor. Secretary Guardianship.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the country and society at large, the Government of Kenya presented him with two high-level national awards – Elder Burning Spear (EBS) and Elder Golden Heart (EGH).
On the eve of his 91st birthday, President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed him chairman of the Sports Fund Board, saying young people had been in these positions for too long and had failed to stop the theft of public funds, so now was the time to try a sports fund. Older Kenyans. The President asked Kenyans who thought Uncle Moody was too old to be left alone.