President Uhuru Kenyatta has made new key changes at Kenya Defence Forces. Uhuru has promoted several high-ranking officers in the force who will also head other key military positions in KDF.
The changes made by the president at KDF include:
Major General Robert Kibochi named Army Commander, he has also been promoted to Lieutenant General.
Major General Owino appointed Commander of Western Commanding and Commandant of the Kenya defense academy.
Lieutenant General Leonard Ngondi, who previously served as Army Commander, has been appointed the Commandant of the Defence College.
Lieutenant General Johnson Ondieki is now the Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
Brigadier Adan Mulata has been promoted to Deputy Army Commander.
Brigadier Thomas Chepkuto has been promoted to Major General and appointed General officers special projects.
Last year, Uhuru promoted Colonel Fatumah Ahmed and made history as she became the first woman to reach the Brigadier position and she was also promoted to director of the defence forces medical insurance scheme.