Former President the late Mwai Kibaki with his bodyguard, George Nderitu ( Photo Courtesy)
For the entire period the late President Mwai Kibaki served as President, George Nderitu was one man at the centre of his security.
So trusted was this GSU officer that he even doubled up as Kibaki's personal aide. In most Kibaki's public engagements, you could see him walking side by side with his bodyguard.
It will be fair to say that Nderitu was one man who had a very close relationship with the former Head of State besides his family members.
To confirm this, when Kibaki's body lay in state this year, his former chief bodyguard was among those who paid their last respects. Nderitu saluted twice!
Having loyally served Kibaki for that entire period, when retired President Uhuru Kenyatta took over the reigns of power in 2013, he retained Nderitu at State House as the head of the presidential protection guard.
In other words, Nderitu is the commanding officer of the GSU G-Company which is in-charge of State House security.
Nderitu served in the role during Uhuru's entire reign. And with President William Ruto as the new occupant of State House, the former Kibaki bodyguard has maintained his role.
In the past, when regime changes, many security changes happen around the new Head of State. But with Nderitu having always retained his role, it is quite evident that both Uhuru and Ruto trust him as the man to take care of their security.
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