Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Friday, 14 awarded Nathan Abuti, the man who cycled for over 200 kilometers to attend the burial of the late president Daniel Moi in Kabarak, Nakuru.
Sonko presented a motorbike and a posho mill to the 76-year-old man and his family.
On his Facebook account, he disclosed that the gifts were bought on request by Abuti.
“Watu wangu, niliguswa sana na hii story 76-year-old Mzee Nathan Ambuti who for his obvious adoration of the late 2nd President H.E. Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi cycled for 4 days all the way from Kakamega to Kabarak, Nakuru County to attend his State Funeral dressed in a KANU-flag tie,” wrote Sonko.
“Today my family donated a Posho Mill machine which he requested from me to start his own business in Butere, it’s a diesel-powered machine which can Mill with electricity and diesel.
We have already fueled his machine and ready We also bought a motorbike to facilitate his easy movement. Which is full tank, paid insurance, helmet, and all safety gear,” he added.
Abuti wowed Kenyans on Wednesday, February 12 after cycling for over 200 kilometers to mourn the late Moi.
Sonko had asked for help to locate the man so he could award him.
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