The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Aden Duale in the company of Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lt. General Francis Ogolla visited gallant KDF troops operating in various Forward Operating Bases in North Eastern with a happy new year wishes.
The visits are a customary festive season tours by the Cabinet Secretary in charge of Defence and the CDF to various Services, Formations and Bases aimed at boosting morale of troops, creating rapport with the soldiers, briefing on the prevailing threats and operational posture as well as a glimpse on soldiers mission readiness in the face of many threats witnessed in the Country.
Addressing the troops, the Cabinet Secretary conveyed new years’ best wishes and greetings from the Commander in Chief to the troops assuring them of the Presidents full support as they engage in operations geared towards containing violent extremism in the larger North Eastern Region.
Visiting Wajir Air Base, Damasa, Gherille and Diff Forward Operating Bases, the CS expressed great optimism on the readiness of the troops imploring them not to relent on keeping the nation safe.He at the same time thanked the soldiers for their selfless service to nation and reiterated the government’s effort to equip and modernise KDF with new arsenal all readiness for our aggressors.
Accompanying the CS and the VCDF were Commander 2nd Brigade, Brigadier William Kamoiro among other senior Officers.