Today (5th July 1969) marks fifty two years since Tom Mboya was struck in the chest by Isaac Njenga in Nairobi Central business district.Mboya was one of the Kenyans founding fathers of the republic of Kenya,he led the negotiation for independence at the Lancaster house conference and was instrumental in the formation of Kenyan's independence party the Kenya African national union (KANU).He played some key roles that indeed shows he is the man if was given opportunity to hold the highest office in the land wuold have pushed Kenyans to greater heights.
He was dynamic and trying every means possible to make Kenya both economically and educationally stable.In his quest to build a good economy Mboya laid the foundation for the Kenyan's capitalist and mixed economy,his policies made it possible for the set up of country's key labour institutions.In addition he also helped build the Trade union in Kenya,Uganda, Tanzania as well as across Africa.
Tom Mboya also worked with John Kennedy and Martin Luther Junior to create educational opportunities for African students.An effort that gave birth to the Kennedy's airlifts of the 1960s enabling East African students to learn in American colleges,and the fruits bored from that are Barrack Obama senior and Wangari Maathai who are notable individuals.
Indeed if Tom Mboya wuold have gotten the opportunity to be the Kenyan President he wuold have shaped Kenyan economy which is major challenge to us, educational and other sectors to the right direction,and in my conclusion Kenyans will live to remember this promising, brilliant young man who left us early while we still need him.May his soul rest in peace.
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