In a statement posted by the Digital Cops, Ferdinant joins as an inspector under the special performance personnel officer. Such joining is gazetted by the Inspector General of Police.
According to the report he now joins a pool of other elite athletes in the National Police Service including the likes of David Rudisha, Joshua Kamworor, Vivian Cheruiyot, Julias Yego and the legendary Ezekiel Kemboi among others.
Omanyala then thanked the government and the NPS for supporting talent, promising to give his best on the track.
Inspector General, Mutyambai called on the National 100m holder to maintain his sporting discipline to be able to utilise his full potential and deliver on his new role as a police athlete.
"It is an honour to serve the National Police Service and I promise to give my best as an athlete. I also understand that there is life after sprinting." Omanyala said
Therefore the National 100m champion Ferdinand Omanyala has officially joined the National Police Service. In an announcement on Friday, the sprinter will now represent the police service and the country in future track events.
"The 25 year old athlete has taken up a new role that will see him represent the National Police Service and the country in future track events." NPS said in a statement.
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