The security of Dr. William Ruto has been considerably beefed up since he was declared Kenya’s President- elect by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission( IEBC) on Monday, August 15.
In Nairobi, the Guard Company “ G ” arm of the GSU has been stationed at the sanctioned hearthstone of the Deputy President, a premise that Ruto has been enwrapping for close to 10 times and is yet to vacate. analogous labor force have also been stationed to his Sugoi home.
Besides the security at his home, the President- elect entered his first public security briefing from the National Security Advisory Committee( NSAC) on Wednesday morning.
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The Council exercises administrative control over public security organs and performs any other functions specified by public legislation.
It also forms the transition commission that will oversee the handing over process from President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government to the incoming platoon.
Some of the transition commission members include Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, Attorney General Paul Kihara, Chief of Defence Forces Robert Kibochi, Inspector General of Police Hilary Mutyambai, Interior Permanent Secretary Karanja Kibicho and Foreign Affairs star Secretary Macharia Kamau.
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The security changes at Ruto’s hearthstone follow an incident in August 2021, when the elite GSU platoon was withdrawn from his hearthstone and replaced with Administration Police officers.
The Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai said this was a “ normalre-assignment. ”
“ This is a normalre-assignment of duties within the National Police Service to enhance effectiveness and effectiveness, ” Mutyambai said, “ the Presidential Escort Unit continues to give close protection security to the Deputy President, ” a statement from Police Spokesman Bruno Shioso stated.
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