President Uhuru Kenyatta has sacked Interior CS Joseph Ole Lenku and nominated Kajiado Central MP Rtg General Joseph Nkaissery as the new Cabinet Secretary of Interior Security.
Inspector General David Kimaiyo also tendered his resignation hours after a fresh terrorist attack in Mandera killed 36 people on Tuesday morning.
During a press briefing on Tuesday afternoon President Uhuru Kenyatta announced Nkaisseryâ€™s nomination and then stated that he has accepted Kimaiyoâ€™s resignation.
While thanking Kimaiyo for his service, the President said the IG has resigned over personal reasons.
Nkaissery military career started in 1987 as a military assistant to the Chief of General Staff. Here is his military career.
Started December 2002 of Armed Forces Training College &GOC Westcom
Battalion Second in Command
Started 1986 of Kenya Army
Started 1982 of Kenya Army
1999 â†’ 2002 of Kenya Army
Deputy Commandant/Chief Instructor
1997 â†’ 1998 of Kenya Army
1994 â†’ 1996 of Kenya Army
Chief of Personnel
1992 â†’ 1993 of Kenya Army
Military Assistant to the Chief of General Staff
1987 â†’ 1991 of Kenya Army