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Why Former President Uhuru Kenyatta's Aide-de-Camp Accompanied Ruto to Ethiopia

Former President Uhuru Kenyatta's Aide de Camp Timothy Lekolool was part of the itinerary that accompanied President William Ruto on his first trip to Ethiopia on Thursday, October 6.

Lekolool, who served under former President Uhuru Kenyatta, wore a suit rather than his distinctive white Kenya Navy uniform. Colonel Fabian Lengusuranga of the Kenya Army, took the position behind Ruto, with Lekolool flanking on the side.

According to security expert Simiyu Werunga, Lekolool's participation on Ruto's schedule was critical due to his awareness of international conventions.

He claims that Uhuru's Aide De Camp was well acquainted with Ruto and hence assisted him in maneuvering, including providing important pointers on inspecting the guard of honour in Ethiopia.

Werunga went on to say that Lekolool was also training his successor, Lengusuranga, on international security regulations, which included communicating with Ethiopian military officials.

"Lekolool had to accompany Uhuru because of his experience serving under Uhuru. Ruto needed someone with requisite knowledge and experience to help him properly execute his duties while in Ethiopia," the security expert said.

"I also think he decided to pick him to pass down knowledge on Lengusuranga before fully handing over the files. You know, every piece of information being passed by the President needs to be fluid. So Ruto needed him for that," he added.

President Ruto's new aide de camp will serve as detail leader, tactical commander, motorcade lead, advance lead, mobile agent, static agent, and protective intelligence agent.

Lengusuranga will be assisted by Damaris Agnetta of the Kenyan Army who replaced Racheal Nduta Kamui, after being promoted to full Colonel.

Lekolool, who served Uhuru between July 2018 and September 2022, was elevated to the rank of brigadier and transferred to the Department of Defense headquarters.

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