The Kenya Air Force (KAF) in partnership with the Kenya Red Cross and Wajir County government participated in a food distribution exercise in Wajir County.
The aim of the exercise was to reach out to residents of Wajir who have been affected by the heavy rains that have continued to pour in the region.
Wajir County government in partnership with the Kenya Red Cross secured relief food that was distributed to the residents of Dadajibula whose roads were completely cut off by the floods and can only be accessed by air, where the Kenya Air Force aircraft was used to airlift the aid.
Speaking during the exercise, Wajir County Governor Ahmed Abdulllahi thanked the Kenya Defence Force’s (KDF) for the support they had given the county by airlifting the relief food to the areas that could not be accessed by road.
Further, the 6th Brigade commander Brigadier Saif Rashid empathized on that the KDF is dedicated to assisting the civil authority when called upon.
Present during the exercise were Base Commander Wajir Air Base, Brigadier Stephen Sane, officers,Wajir County Government officials and Kenya Red Cross officials.