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Expectations High As President Uhuru Kenyatta To Grace This Ceremony Today

The Kenya Defense Forces is set to Mark the 10th anniversary today, Saturday to commemorate soldiers' gallantry and sacrifice in the line of duty in a event that will be graced by The Commander In Chief of Defence Forces, President Uhuru Kenyatta at Kahawa Garisson barracks.

This event is observed annually to remember KDF Officers who have paid the ultimate price in defence of the country. KDF also marks 10 years after Kenya launched Operation Linda Nchi and entered into Somalia on the 14th October 2011.

An operation that was degrade the Al-Shabab Islamist group in Somalia who were posing a security challenge in Kenya, hence threatening Kenya’s security and national interest.

A bold decision that Kenyan government reached at after a series of incidents of boarder attacks and incursions by the militia group along the common border with Somalia where, Kenyan AID workers in Dadaab, a couple in Kiwayu Safari villages in Lamu and abduction of a French tourist lady were witnessed.

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