In Nairobi, Daniel Arap Moi was declared Kenya's second President on Tuesday (10 October). He?
TGV EXT Motorcade arrives at Attorney General's office in Nairobi
SV INT KANU party leaders arriving for ceremony as President Daniel Arap Moi looks on
SCU Acting Secretary of KANU party Robert Matano reading nomination statement to election supervisor Robert Montgomery (2 shots)
SV EXT Attorney General Charles Kjonjo speaking in English and crowd applauding
SV PAN Crowd cheers and Moi takes microphone and leads crowd in cheering
MATANO: "According to the laws of this country, sir, we are supposed to submit the name of Daniel (indistinct) Arab Moi, who is the president of the ruling party KANU, to be the sole candidates of our party, to you, sir."
NJONJO: "I think we have answered the big question which the world has been asking: what next? The people of this country want peace. That is why we have reached where we have reached today, where a whole nation has elected his excellency Daniel Arap Moi to be president of the nation."
Intensive campaigning is under way for the KANU Party elections, to be held on 28 October. The former Vice President of Kenya, Oginga Odinga, has announced he will seek election as national chairman of KANU.
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Background: In Nairobi, Daniel Arap Moi was declared Kenya's second President on Tuesday (10 October). He succeeds the late President Jomo Kenyatta who died on 22 August. President Moi, a former school-master, has embarked on a campaign to stamp out corruption, nepotism and tribalism. He has also pledged to maintain the basic policies adopted by the late president, which helped Kenya to develop into one of Africa's most stable and prosperous nations. President Moi will be officially sworn in on Saturday (14 October).
SYNOPSIS: Leaders of the country's only political party, the Kenyan African National Union, KANU -- attended Tuesday 's ceremony. The nomination statement was read by the acting secretary of KANU Robert Matano, while white Kenyan election supervisor, Norman Monthomery, looked on.
Afterwards, the Attorney General, Charles Njonjo, addressed the waiting crowd.
Then Kenya's new president took the microphone to lead the cheering...