President Uhuru Kenyatta today wore two different sets of Military uniform during his tour of the Kenya Navy Base, Manda Bay in Lamu County. The President arrived while wearing a jungle army garment (camouflage) but was later spotted wearing the red Kenya Army Ceremonial attire.
While in the jungle green camouflaged uniform, he was received by Defence CS Monica Juma and Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces Robert Kibochi. Uhuru later changed to the attire during the Presidential and Regimental Colour Presentation Ceremony which he awarded Lieutenant Nordin Juma.
Security expert George Msamali, pointed out that the red tunic is the official ceremonial uniform used by the President adding that red tunic is the ceremonial uniform. He Revealed that when the President is presiding over a military parade, he puts on red tunic. The other one is the jungle uniform, which he uses when he is in the field for operations.
"In the hierarchy, we have the Kenyan Army (Nchi Kavu), followed by the Kenyan Airforce and the Kenya Navy. So the tradition has been that he must put on the colours of the major wing of the army (largest service) and that is the Kenya Army," he clarified.
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