President William Ruto has promoted several officers at the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) following recommendations by Defence Cabinet Secretary Aden Duale.
In a statement issued on Friday by the Director of Public Communications, Ministry of Defence, Bongita Ongeri said the promotions and appointments were made after consultations with the Defence Council which chaired by CS Duale.
Promotions and appointments.
Brigadier Dennis Nyanga Njue Kamuri was promoted to Maj Gen and appointed Managing Director of Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation.
Brigadier Mohamed Nur Hassan was promoted to Maj Gen and appointed General Officer Commanding Border Security Command.
Colonel Sylvestrer Kipkorir Chirchir was promoted to Brig and appointed Deputy Director Directorate of national Security Industries.
Colonel Mathew Lilita Lenamunai was promoted to Brig and appointed Commnader Kahwa Garrison.
Colonel Joseph Kaku Mutua was promoted to Brig and appointed Commandant Construction Engineers Brigade.
Colonel Gilliad Mwachala Kimonge was promoted to Brig and appointed Chief of Operations, Defence Headquarters.
Further, Colonel Titus Gitamo was promoted to Brig and appointed Chief of Infrastructure Defence Headquarters while Colonel Omari Mohammed Rajab was promoted to Brig and appointed Deputy Managing Director of Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation.
Colonel Peter Kipketer Limo was promoted to Brig and deployed as Managing Director Defence Forces Canteen Organization.
Colonel Oscar Kizito Mulevi was promoted to Brig and appointed Director of the Centre for Security and Strategic Studies National Defence University – Kenya.
Colonel Oswald Oduor Opiyo was promoted to Brig and remains the Direcytor of Uhuru Gardens National Monument and Museum.
Colonel Roba Bonaya Wario was promoted to Brig and deployed to the Office of the National Security Advisor.
Postings and appointments
Major General Rashid Abdi Elmi was appointed Coommnadant and posted to National Defnce College.
Major General John Maison Nkoimo was also promoted to Commandant and posted to Kenya Military Academy.
Major General Charles Muriu Kahariri was appointed Deputy Commandant and Senior Directing Staff Navy, National Defence College while Major General Fatuma Gaiti Ahemed was posted to National Defence College and appointed Senior Directing Staff Air.