CS Matiang'i: Kenya will not import new police uniforms
SEE ALSO :Matiang’i: Betting a ticking time bombHowever, by Monday police chiefs were still working extra hard to secure the fabric ahead of this week's deadline for officers to wear the new Persian blue uniforms. It also emerged that the material was unavailable, even as security bosses visited various textile factories. On Monday, Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet and Interior Permanent Secretary Karanja Kibicho were spotted at the Rivatex textile factory in Eldoret. The Government team is also said to have scouted for the material at the Rivatex outlet in Nakuru County, several factories in Thika and another in Nairobi. It has emerged that there is a general shortage for that specific fabric. Reports indicated that the one used to make the few uniforms donned by top officials was imported.
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