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President Ruto Finally Gives Order on Police Uniforms

President Ruto William Ruto has finally listened to what police officers had to say about how their uniforms were given to them. This happened after some officers in 2020 complained that they were told to buy uniforms with their own money.

But on Tuesday, the head of state told Japhet Koome, the Inspector-General of Police, to make sure that the Police Service gives uniforms to new recruits for free.

Ruto said this on Tuesday, January 10, when he presided over the passing out parade of police officers at the Kenya Police Training College in Kiganjo, Nyeri County. He said that no officer should use their own money to buy a police uniform because the government already paid for all of them.

"I expect that these officers will get good uniforms that meet the standards for our policemen and women." "Every morning when the officers wake up, they should know that the Kenyan government is behind them," said Ruto.

At the same time, Ruto promised police officers that they and their families would get full health insurance starting on January 1, 2023. This happened after rumors spread that police officers' NHIF comprehensive coverage would be taken away.

For his part, Inspector General of Police Japhet Koome thanked the head of state and his government, saying that the police force has been so independent since he took over. Koome says that President Ruto hasn't given him or his office a single order about who to arrest or what to do.

Tangu niingie kwa ofisi hakuna siku umetuamuru shika huyu, futa huyu. Umewacha IG afanye kazi yake na maofisa wake. Tunakushukuru kwa hayo mheshimiwa rais IG Japhet Koome January 10, 2023

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