Meet The First Inspector General Of Kenya Police To Be Appointed By Former President Mwai Kibaki
By Newnews.com | self meida writer
Published 22 days ago - 3 views
David Mwole Kimaiyo was born on July 1, 1960. He is a police officer from Kenya. Mwole was the first Inspector General of the Kenya Police.
The position was created by the 2010 Kenyan Constitution in order to replace the position of Police commissioner. He was the first Kenya head of police whose appointment required to be approved by the parliament.
Mwole had applied for the position of Inspector General of Kenya police in 2012 and was interviewed by the National Police Service Commission.
He became the leading candidate and was followed by his deputy at the Small Arms, Mr Patrick Ochieng’ Owino with Grace Kaindi of the Kenya Airports Police Unit emerging third. He was then appointed by President Kibaki in consultation with Raila as it was required by the constitution awaiting approval by the National Assembly.
He was subsequently approved by the parliament and took his oath of office administered by Chief Justice Willy Mutunga on 24 December 2012 after appointment by President Mwai Kibaki.
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