President Uhuru Kenyatta swears in new Kenya Army Commander

Kenya Army Commander, Lt. General Peter Mbogo Njiru sworn in. [PSCU]

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday morning witnessed the swearing-in of the newly appointed Kenya Army Commander, Lt. General Peter Mbogo Njiru.

The swearing-in ceremony, attended by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) top brass led by Chief of Defence Forces Gen. Robert Kibochi, was conducted by the Head of Public Service Dr. Joseph Kinyua at State House, Nakuru.

President Uhuru Kenyatta witnessed the swearing-in of the new Kenya Army Commander. [PSCU]

Also present were Kenya Air Force Commander Maj. General John Omenda and Kenya Navy Commander Maj. General Jimson Mutai as well as Cabinet Secretaries Eugene Wamalwa (Defence) and Ukur Yatani (National Treasury).

The event also doubled up as the investiture ceremony for the recently promoted Brigadier Zipporah Kalondu Kioko and Brigadier Alice Muringo Mate. President Kenyatta commended the newly promoted KDF senior officers and wished them success in their new positions.