Kenyans took to social media to wish retired President Daniel Arap Moi well as he celebrates his 93rd birthday on Saturday.
A majority on users sent goodwill messages to the retired head of state and wished him good health and a longer life.
Moi ruled Kenya for 24 years and handed over to President Mwai Kibaki in 2002. He remains Kenya's longest serving president.
Moi took over from Kenya's first President Mzee Komo Kenyatta following his death in 1978.
He has mentored several leaders including current President Uhuru Kenyatta, his Deputy William Ruto, and opposition leaders Kalonzo Musyoka and Musalia Mudavadi among other past and present Kenyan leaders.
Mzee Moi enjoys retirement at his rural Kabarak home in Nakuru County amid reports of failing health.
Here are some of happy birthday messages by Kenyans to the retired head of state.
"Happy birthday to a man of substance. My father and Mentor. May God grant you more and more years ahead," His son and Baringo Senator Gedion Moi said.
@ HonFranklinBett: "Happy birthday Baba Moi . I am what I am in management of public affairs because of Moi. I appreciate his guidance as he celebrates his 93rd birthday,".
"Happy Birthday Mzee Moi . May God always be with you," Another wrote.
@ Kipkosgei_Bett: "Happy birthday President Moi . My favorite politician of all time".