Uhuru appoints Gen Samson Mwathethe to replace Gen Julius Karangi

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Samson MwathatheKenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Gen Samson Mwathethe as the new Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) to replace Gen Julius Karangi.

The President also appointed Lt-Gen Leonard M Ngondi as new Kenya Army Commander while Lt-Gen Joseph Kasaon has been appointed Vice Chief of the Defense Forces .

“General Dr Julius Waweru Karangi will commence the handover process starting next week pending retirement as Chief of Defence Forces after more than four decades of distinguished service to our country, the region and humankind”, President Uhuru said in a statement sent to newsrooms on Friday.

Uhuru said Karangi will commence the handover process starting next week pending retirement as Chief of Defence Forces after more than four decades of distinguished service to Kenya.

He appreciated General Karangi for his dedicated service to Kenya adding that it was marked by diligence, great commitment, humility and patriotism.

-standardmedia.co.ke

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