Arap Moi, former president of Kenya in Isreal for medicareMr. Daniel Arap Moi, the former president of Kenya, has been transferred to Israel for a medical check-up.
Moi has been booked into a hospital in Tel Aviv for a checkup on his knee that has been causing discomfort.
"Mzee (the old man) Moi is accompanied by his doctor, Dr. David Silverstein, and his son, Senator Gideon Moi," said the brief statement.
The former head of state has not been active in politics in the recent past and has been out of focus.
In a brief statement, Senator Moi said: "The old man does not feel well, he will go for a medical check-up, so he needs your prayers when he leaves the country."
He said the 93-year-old former president would visit historic sites in Jerusalem.
Kenya: former president Moi in the hospital. Twitter photo Mr. Moi's last public appearance was on October 26, 2017, where he cast his ballot at the Kabarak University polling station during the repeated presidential elections.
However, unlike other voters, the former head of state cast his vote from his car with an electoral employee who assisted him.
Moi has been meeting with delegations in his house in Kabarak.
Notable among the visitors was President Uhuru Kenyatta and his mother Mama Ngina Kenyatta.
On January 27, 2017, the former president underwent minor knee surgery at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi.
The problem began on July 30, 2006 after an accident while riding his Range Rover vehicle that collided with a pick-up vehicle at Rukuma's point of view in Limuru, west of Nairobi.
Source; Africa Review