KDF Soldiers Detonate Bomb Infront of Uhuru [PHOTO]

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta in militry regalia during a past funtion
    President Uhuru Kenyatta in military regalia during a past function
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  • President Uhuru Kenyatta had a front row seat at the Kenya Defence Forces training exercise on Friday, September 18, 2020.

    He was accompanied by Defence CS Monica Juma, Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi, service commanders, senior military officers, officers and service members. 

    The troops demonstrated their firepower capability and manoeuvre in a joint operation training exercise at Samburu Military Training Area.

    KDF soldiers detonated a bomb as President Uhuru Kenyatta watched during a visit to Samburu Military Training Area on September 18, 2020
    KDF soldiers detonated a bomb as President Uhuru Kenyatta watched during a visit to Samburu Military Training Area on September 18, 2020
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    The exercise demonstrated ability by the three services to support each other on a mission to neutralize an enemy on land with Air and Maritime support.

    KDF soldiers demonstrate firepower capability at Samburu Military Training Area before President Uhuru Kenyatta on September 18, 2020
    KDF soldiers demonstrate firepower capability at Samburu Military Training Area before President Uhuru Kenyatta on September 18, 2020
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    Army soliders detonated a bomb in the ground as they brought out tankers in a show of might.

    The Airforce conducted drills and aerial manoeuvres to the pride of President Kenyatta. 

    He lauded the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) for remaining steadfast and maintaining mission readiness to defend Kenya’s territorial integrity.

    President Uhuru Kenyatta and Defence CS Monica Juma at Samburu Military Training Area on September 18, 2020
    President Uhuru Kenyatta and Defence CS Monica Juma at Samburu Military Training Area on September 18, 2020
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    A few days before, AMISOM Sector II Commander Brigadier Paul Njema held talks on security with Somali Security Forces commanders and local administrators in Burahache, Gedo region in Southern Somalia.

    He acknowledged the continued partnership in fostering peace and security in the region and urged the team not to tire in ensuring the area achieves lasting stability that is key to development.

    "AMISOM is currently focused on the Somali Transition Plan which will soon see all security responsibilities transferred to you. 

    "We are committed to providing mentorship and assure you that we shall continue to work together to clear any remaining elements of Al-Shabaab," said Njema.