On May 29, 2023, the Deputy Commander Kenya Navy Brigadier Yahya Abdi presided over the investiture of ranks ceremony to the newly promoted Senior Naval Officers at the Kenya Navy Headquarters in Mtongwe, Mombasa County.
The ceremony was conducted in accordance with the naval traditions following the promotions and appointments made by His Excellency Dr. William Ruto, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces on 26 May 2023.
Brigadier Abdi congratulated the Senior Officers on their promotion and stated that the elevation comes with increased responsibility. He urged them to continuously and harmoniously embrace best practices in all aspects which include performance of their tasks, leading by example and living up to the Kenya Navy mission and vision.
The ceremony was attended by Kenya Navy Formation Commanders, Principal Staff Officers and Senior Officers.