GUARDS OF HONOR

[PHOTOS] Uhuru inspects NYS recruit pass-out parade

The 9,464 recruits, are graduating after a six-month paramilitary and character development course.

In Summary

• Uhuru was received at the college by Public Service CS Margaret Kobia, NYS Director General Matilda Sakwa and College Commandant Nicholas Makokha.

• The President added that KDF and NPS have recruited 500 NYS graduates each, Kenya Prisons 61 and Kenya Airport Authority concluded its interviews for 200.

President Uhuru Kenya during the 2022 NYS recruit pass-out parade at Gilgil campus on June 10,2022
President Uhuru Kenya during the 2022 NYS recruit pass-out parade at Gilgil campus on June 10,2022
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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday presided over the 2022 National Youth Service (NYS) recruits pass-out parade.

The parade was held at  NYS Gilgil Campus in Nakuru County.

President Uhuru Kenyatta inspecting the Guard of Honour at the 2022 NYS recruits pass-out parade at the institution's Gilgil College.
President Uhuru Kenyatta inspecting the Guard of Honour at the 2022 NYS recruits pass-out parade at the institution's Gilgil College.
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Uhuru was received at the college by Public Service CS Margaret Kobia, NYS Director-General Matilda Sakwa, and College Commandant Nicholas Makokha.

Speaking, Uhuru said the government has upscaled their absorption of NYS service men and women into the discipline services and other private and public agencies.

"I am glad that after my directive of last year, the administration has secured 2,649 job placements for NYS graduates," he said.

The President added that KDF and NPS have recruited 500 NYS graduates each, Kenya Prisons 61 and Kenya Airport Authority concluded their interviews for 200.

The 9,464 recruits are graduating after a six-month paramilitary and character development course.

They are expected to proceed for community service before being absorbed into the NYS vocational training.

In 2021, the number of recruited graduates was 7,479.

President Uhuru Kenya during the 2022 NYS recruit pass-out parade at Gilgil campus on June 10,2022
President Uhuru Kenya during the 2022 NYS recruit pass-out parade at Gilgil campus on June 10,2022
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Guards of Honor at the NYS recruit pass-out parade at Gilgil on June 10,2022
Guards of Honor at the NYS recruit pass-out parade at Gilgil on June 10,2022
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Public Service CS Prof Margaret Kobia, NYS Director General Matilda Sakwa and College Commandant Nicholas Makokha receiving President Uhuru Kenyatta at Gilgil NYS Campus on June 10,2022
Public Service CS Prof Margaret Kobia, NYS Director General Matilda Sakwa and College Commandant Nicholas Makokha receiving President Uhuru Kenyatta at Gilgil NYS Campus on June 10,2022
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President Uhuru kenyatta arriving at Gilgil for NYS recruit pass-out parade on June 10,2022
President Uhuru kenyatta arriving at Gilgil for NYS recruit pass-out parade on June 10,2022
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