•Duale conveyed new years’ best wishes and greetings from the Commander in Chief to the troops
•He further assured them of the President's full support as they engage in operations geared towards containing violent extremism in the larger North Eastern Region.
Duale visits KDF troops in North Eastern
Defence CS Aden Duale on Monday visited KDF troops operating in various Forward Operating Bases in North Eastern region of the country.
Duale who was accompanied by Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lt. General Francis Ogolla conveyed new years’ best wishes and greetings from the Commander in Chief to the troops.
He further assured them of the Presidents full support as they engage in operations geared towards containing violent extremism in the larger North Eastern Region.
The visits are a customary festive season tours by the Defence CSs and the CDF to various Services, Formations and Bases.
The visits are aimed at boosting morale of troops, creating rapport with the soldiers, briefing on the prevailing threats and operational posture as well as a glimpse on soldiers mission readiness in the face of many threats witnessed in the Country.
Duale visited Wajir Air Base, Damasa, Gherille and Diff Forward Operating Bases also accompanied by the Commander 2nd Brigade, Brigadier William Kamoiro among other senior Officers.
He expressed great optimism on the readiness of the troops imploring them not to relent on keeping the nation safe.
He at the same time thanked the soldiers for their selfless service to nation and reiterated the government’s effort to equip and modernise KDF with new arsenal all readiness for our aggressors.