Hello guys and welcome back to my channel. Today we are going to check out on the list of the most protected people in Kenya.
The high and mighty in Kenya enjoy a level of protection the commoners can only imagine. How much they need this security is still debatable. But we live in dangerous times and our leaders can as well do with that kind of protection.
A serving president in Kenya has the highest number of security officers at his disposal. The officers are drawn from Recce squad, an elite unit in the General Service Unit. The officers guard the Head of State and his family, According to the Standard, the President has 200 highly trained officers guarding him, his family and presidential installation. When he addresses a gathering, over 200 officers in plain clothes and uniforms are deployed.
2. Deputy President.
He has 45 elite officers guarding him and his family. The DP has outriders, chase cars and the road is cleared when his motorcade passes.
3. Speaker of the National Assembly.
The Speaker of the National Assembly has a total of 8 officers assigned to him when he travels. His family is also provided security.
4. Chief Justice.
The Chief Justice, who heads the Judiciary, enjoys heavy security. According to Tuko, the CJ has seven officers at his service and a lead car when he is on the move. His home is also guarded.
5. Inspector General of Police.
The man at the helm of police and his two deputies have 11 officers apiece guarding them.
6. U.S. Ambassador to Kenya.
U.S. fight against terrorism puts its envoys in the real danger of being attacked by terrorists. His security is provided by the US marines.
7. Raila Odinga.
He enjoys all the trappings of power. The opposition chief- who now closely works with President Uhuru Kenyatta-has twelve officers guarding him.
8. Cabinet Secretaries.
Some CSs have more security detail than others. Defence, Internal security are among sensitive portfolios that are assigned up to ten officers. Other CSs have 3 security officers.
Thanks for reading this article. Kindly like, share and follow for more updates.
Content created and supplied by: Reported-News-Updates (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More