LIEUTENANT GENERAL (RETIRED) DANIEL OPANDE HONOURED

LIEUTENANT GENERAL (RETIRED) DANIEL OPANDE HONOURED

Namibian President Hage Geingob has confered the Order of the Rising Sun, 1st class medal to Lieutenant General (Retired) Daniel Opande in Windhoek, Namibia.

Lt Gen (Rtd) Opande was bestowed the second highest honour as part of appreciation for the sacrifice and contribution he made, along with other Kenyan soldiers, towards Namibia’s liberation struggle. The retired Lt Gen dedicated the award to all the Kenyan Soldiers serving in different missions across the world.

During his service Lieutenant General Opande commanded some of the most volatile peacekeeping operations in Africa including, Namibia, Mozambique, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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