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Meet the new President Ruto aide-de-camp

Colonel Fabian Lengusuranga of the Kenyan Army is the new Aide-De-Camp (ADC) for President William Ruto.

On Monday, when President Ruto visited the affordable housing building project in Mukuru, Nairobi, Col. Nduta was last seen supporting Brigadier Lekolool.

Stelu Lekolool, who was just elevated to the rank of Brigadier, is replaced by him.

Since then, he has been assigned to the Department of Defense (DoD) administration.

President Ruto and Col.Fabian Lengusuranga

Lieutenant Colonel Damaris Agnetta, a member of the Kenyan Army, will fill in for the new ADC.

She succeeds Racheal Nduta Kamui of the Kenyan Air Force, who was recently elevated to the rank of full Colonel and is now stationed at the DoD headquarters.

In 1999, Col. Lengusuranga received his commission. He is a senior Special Forces branch commander and a seasoned and accomplished military officer.

Lt. Col. Agnetta was commissioned in 2003 and has been serving as an Artillery officer. She’s also served in the UN Observer Mission.

Col Nduta was last seen assisting Brigadier Lekolool on Monday when President Ruto inspected the affordable housing development project in Mukuru, Nairobi.

She was first appointed as deputy ADC four years ago and caused a buzz online when she first appeared behind President Uhuru Kenyatta during the national music festivals Winners State concert at Sagana state lodge.


A highly skilled military officer who serves as the Commander in Chief’s right-hand man at official events is known as an ADC.

At any given moment, only one ADC can be appointed, and they have to be a full or lieutenant colonel. Only one ADC is appointed at any particular time and they must be in the rank of a Lt Colonel or full Colonel.

ADC’s role, which a military officer performs, is ceremonial primarily; to give the presidency dignity and honour.

He usually follows the president whenever he goes out on official duties. For example, he is supposed to escort the president out of the State House into a waiting car, opening the door, then standing at attention and saluting when the President sits in the back seat. He then closes the door and occupies the front passenger seat. He sometimes carries the President’s items like mobile phones and speeches.

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Department of Defense DoD Fabian Lengusuranga Mukuru Nairobi


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