General Kibochi now takes over as Mwathethe retires

General Samson Mwathethe today handed over to his successor Robert Kibochi in a ceremony that was marked by a 17-gun salute.

Mwathethe who is retiring after 42 years in service was accorded guards of honor by both Kenya Navy and Kenya Airforce personnel as he handed over functions to General Kibochi.

Defence Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma, her Foreign Affairs Raychelle Omamo who previously held the docket are among top-ranking government officers present at the ceremony.