• It had the qualifications needed, the level of vacancies and counties where recruitment will take place, and dates of the recruitment.
• The KDF took to its official Twitter account to warn members of the public that there was no recruiting in their ministry.
Kenya Defence Forces stamped adverts allegedly advertising for recruitment as fake.
The fake letter was circulating on social media with in-depth details of the process of the recruitment.
It had the qualifications needed, the level of vacancies, counties where recruitment will take place and dates of the recruitment.
The KDF took to its official Twitter account to warn members of the public that there was no recruiting in their ministry.
The KDF made it clear that they only do advertisements on the mainstream media, newspapers, their website and their official Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Any advert or document not found on their pages or advertised on mainstream media should be treated with contempt.
"Attention is drawn to the general public of a fake Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) recruitment exercise advert circulating on social media platforms."
"Kindly note that Kenya Defence Forces is not currently engaged in any recruitment exercise and be advised that KDF recruitment exercise is advertised through the mainstream media and the Ministry of Defence website (www.mod.go.ke) and official KDF social media platforms (Twitter:@kdfinfo & Facebook: @OfficialKDF)," they tweeted.
"We urge members of the public to disregard such fake alerts."
This fact check was published by The Star with support from Code for Africa's PesaCheck and African Fact-Checking Alliance.