MEET OUR TEAM LEADERS

H.E. Dr. WILLIAM SAMOEI RUTO, CGH

The President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces.

HON. Aden Bare Duale, EGH. MP
Cabinet Secretary

Roles : The Cabinet Secretary oversees the Ministry of Defence and is the Principal Defence Policy maker and advisor. He also chairs the Defence Council, the supreme MoD body that manages the Affairs of the Kenya Defence Forces.

GENERAL Charles M Kahariri CBS ‘nwc'(USA)’psc'(K)
Chief Of The Kenya Defence Forces

Roles: The Chief of the Defence Forces is the Nation’s highest ranking military officer and the Principal military advisor to the President and the National Security Council.

HON. Patrick Mariru, CBS
Principal Secretary

Roles: The Principal Secretary is the Accounting Officer responsible to Parliament on the Ministry’s utilization of funds.

LT. GEN John M Omenda EBS SS OGW ‘rcds’ (UK) ‘psc’ (K)
Vice Chief of Defence Forces

Roles: The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces is the Nation’s second-high ranking military officer responsible for and performing other duties as directed by the Chief of the Defence Forces.

SERVICE COMMANDERS

LT. GEN David Tarus CBS ‘ndc’ ‘psc'(K)’cgsc'(USA)

Commander Kenya Army 

MAJ. GEN Fatuma G Ahmed CBS  OGW ‘ndc’ ‘psc'(K)

Commander Kenya Air Force

MAJ. GEN Paul Owuor Otieno EBS ‘ndc’ ‘psc'(K)

Commander Kenya Navy

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