This Ministry is charged with the responsibility for development of a modern and effective National Defense policy and plans that will ensure the protection of national Boundaries that are secure from external aggression.
This is the home Ministry for the men and women who constantly put their lives on the line for the security and safety of our people. The Ministry also supports civilian authorities in constitutionally mandated instances
Mr Saitoti Torome is the former Director for Strategy and Development at the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS). He is a holder of an MBA in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi, a Bachelor of Education (Economics and Geography) from Kenyatta University.
He is also a Certified Public Secretary of Kenya [CPS (K)] Finalist. Prior to joining the Bureau in 2008, Mr Torome had worked in Corporate Strategies Department of the now defunct Kenya Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (KPTC) and later on in Telkom Kenya Ltd since 1991.
Ambassador Raychelle Awour Omamo SC is the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of State for Defense. She is an intelligent, conscientious and articulate Kenyan woman with proven leadership and professional skills in the areas of law and diplomacy.
Prior to her appointment she was the Director of CoSec Solutions Limited where she provided oversight and advice regarding the formulation of corporate governance training programs. She also has 19 years experience in full time practice at Omamo & Omamo Advocates. Ambassador Omamo has served in various professional services including: