HIS EXCELLENCY UHURU KENYATTA, C.G.H., PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES presided over the Passing-out Parade of the Kenya Police Service Recruits at the Kenya Police College in Kiganjo, Nyeri County.
A total of 3,933 police recruits were sworn in to be deployed into the National Police Service as members of the Kenya Police Service.
Ladies and Gentlemen,
It gives me great pleasure to be here today to join the grandaunts, who have just vowed before man and God that they will do their utmost to preserve and protect the security of this country. I congratulate them – and their parents and instructors – for I know fully well that this was no easy task. The training has been rigorous; it has demanded high standards of you.
Interior Cabinet Secretary, Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaisserry today inaugurated a new board of directors for the Betting Control & Licensing Board (BCLB). The induction of the board took place at Harambee House boardroom.
Addressing the newly appointed members of board, Nkaisserry emphasized that the role of board members is oversight and not to micromanage the management team.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced Government plans to establish a new correctional facility to confine extremist offenders.
He said a separate prison for extremist offenders will deter them from spreading their venom to vulnerable Kenyans.
President Kenyatta said the Government remained committed to containing offenders in conditions that enable rehabilitation to fit into society and make a positive contribution to their motherland.
President was speaking today at the Administration Police Training College in Embakasi, Nairobi, where he presided over the passing out parade of 3971 Administration Police recruits has assured that the Government will remain steadfast in its commitment to provide the police with state-of-the-art equipment to enable them safeguard the security of Kenyans and their property.
He said steps have been taken to ensure security agencies have the resources they need to execute their mandate.