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REPUBLIC OF KENYA MINISTRY OF DEFENCE Ulinzi House Telegrams: “DEFENCE”, Nairobi PO Box 40668 Telephone: Nairobi 2721100 NAIROBI - KENYA When replying ple 0 fiev20"° Attention: News desk FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TS OF THE OFFICE! POSTINGS, PROMOTIO’ AND APPOINTM! THE KENYA DEFENCE ‘ORCES His Excellency Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, on the advice of the Defence Council, has extended the term of service for the Chief of the Defence Forces General Samson Jefwa Mwathethe for one (1) year effective 6" May 2019. The President also upheld recommendations by the Defence Council, Chaired by Defence Cabinet Secretary Amb Raychelle Omamo, on the following promotions, appointments and postings of the officers of the Kenya Defence Forces: PROMOTIONS 1. Major General Adan Kanchoro Mulata Promoted to Lieutenant General and appointed Commandant National Defence College 2. Brigadier Joseph Mutui Kivunzi Promoted to Major General and appointed General Officer Commanding Westem Command w Brigadier Jonah Maina Mwangi Promoted to Major General and i i ief of appointed Assistant Chief of Operations, Doctrine and Training. of Defence Forces 4, Brigadier Albert Kiprop Kendagor . _ Promoted to Major General and appointed Commandant Kenya Military Academy. 5, Brigadier (Dr) George Kiguta Nganga ; Promoted to Major General and appointed Director of Medical Services. 6. Brigadier Mohamed Abdalla Badi Promoted to Major General and appointe Defence College. d Senior Directing Staff Air, National _ Brigadier Martin Kizito Ong’oyi Promoted to Major General and appointed Comman: a dant Defence Staff College. 8. Brigadier Said Mohamed Farah Promoted to Major General and appointed Director of Military Intelligence . Colonel Paul Kahuria Njema Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Commander 6 Brigade. ° 10.Colonel Abdullahi Gure Rashid Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Chief of Training Defence Headquarters. 11.Colone! Stephen James Mutuku Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Chief of Operations Defence Headquarters. 12.Colonel Dixon Mwangiri Chivatsi Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Chief of Personnel Defence Headquarters. 13.Colonel Juma Shee Mwinyikai Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Commander Armoured Brigade. 14,Colonel Willy Sidwaka Wesonga Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Chief Provost Defence Headquarters. 15.Colone] David Kimaiyo Tarus Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Commander Artillery Brigade. 16.Colonel Stephen Otieno Radina Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Commander Engineers Brigade. 17.Colonel James Nderitu Githaga °, . ; Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Commander Kahawa Garrison. 18.Colonel Daniel Omondi Odeny Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Chief of Legal Defence Headquarters. 19.Colonel Joseph Kamau Mburu / Promoted to Brigadier and remain Managing Director Defence Forces Medical Insurance Scheme. 20.Colonel Ibrahim Khamisi Omari Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Chief of Inspectorate Defence Headquarters. 21.Colonel Jimson Longiro Mutai Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Commander Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe 22.Colonel David Kipkemboi Ketter Promoted to Brigadier and appointed Chief of Logistics Headquarter Kenya army APPOINTMENTS 23.Major General George Mayamba Owinow Appointed Deputy Force Commander AMISOM. 24,Major General Ngewa Mukala Appointed Managing Director Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation 25.Brigadier Rashid Abdi Elmi Posted to International Peace Support Training Centre and appointed Director I IV BOGITA ONGERI) OGW Head of Public Communications Defence