Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Peter Njiru toured Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops in Operation Amani Boni (OAB) Forward Operating Bases in Bodhei, Bulagolol, and Kiunga amongst others.
The visit provided a platform for the Commander to engage the troops on various issues and assess their mission readiness.
Lt Gen Njiru while addressing the troops lauded them for their diligence in combating terror, efforts that are have contributed to sustainable peace and security.
“We take cognisance of your spirited determination to protecting the territorial integrity of the Republic of Kenya. Your efforts have been critical in ensuring there is peace in our motherland” he said.
Lt Gen Njiru further commended the troops for engaging the local residents through the Civil Military Cooperation Activities, which is a critical pillars of promoting peace.
“It is worth mentioning that you have nurtured good working relationship with the local communities, which is critical to mission success.” said Lt Gen Njiru while addressing troops.
The Commander encouraged the troops to remain vigilant throughout their tour-of-duty so as to degrade all threats to our National Security.