On Thursday, President Uhuru Kenyatta graced the passing out parade of 298 direct entry inspectorate cadet officers at the National Police College Main Campus Kiganjo in Nyeri County.
It is while speaking from the police training college that Uhuru urged the new officers to remain non-partisan in their service to Kenyans.
According to the head of state, police officers must not allow political intimidations meted by a section of politicians to interfere with their work. He urged them to remain loyal to the oath of office they took while graduating, adding that they should execute their work without fear and favour.
"I want to reiterate again that you must not allow political intimidation to interfere with your work. In line with your oath of office, you are supposed to execute your work without fear or favour or any intimidation from any quarter. Fanyeni kazi yenu kulingana na sheria bila kujali huyu ni nani ama yule ni nani, mwalifu ni mwalifu ata awe nani na hiyo nawahimiza tena" he stated
Uhuru's message come just a day after the police through its spokesperson Bruno Shioso, answered Ruto's letter to the force claiming police officers were to be blamed for chaos that recently rocked their meetings.
According to the police, UDA's allegations were baseless, malicious and false in nature and were meant to hurt the reputation of the police force.
The police accused Ruto's UDA saying it had not formally reported the matter to the police insisting that they were a professional body who follow the law in the course of carrying out their duties.
UDA's letter had also sought the attention of President Uhuru Kenyatta as well as that of the International Court of Criminal Justice.
And Uhuru's message on Thursday urging the police force to remain steady in their work and not allow alleged intimidations to disrupt them, sent out a clear response to UDA's lamentations.
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