Kenya Army gets a new Commander

November 25, 2010 12:00 am
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NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 25 – President Mwai Kibaki has appointed Lieutenant General Njuki Mwaniki as the new commander of the Kenya Army, to replace Lt Gen Jack Tuwei who has retired.

A statement from the Presidential Press Service on Thursday evening also said Major General John Kasaon had been promoted to Lieutenant General and appointed commandant of the National Defense College. He takes the place of Jones Mutwii who has also retired.

The full list of appointments is as follows:


KENYA ARMY

Maj Gen N Mwaniki    – Promoted to Lt Gen and appt Comd

Maj Gen J Kasaon    – Promoted to Lt Gen and appt Comdt

Brig L M Ngondi    – Promoted to Maj Gen and appt GOC E/Com

Brig G O Kihalangwa    – Promoted to Maj Gen and appt ACGS P&L

Brig B Y Haji         – Promoted to Maj Gen and appt SDS NDC

Brig F K Nthenge    – Promoted to Maj Gen and appt ACGS DHQ OPD&T

Col S W Nandwa        – Promoted to Brig and appt Comdt KMA

Col R K Mbithi        – Promoted to Brig and appt Comd KACS /Dir NMCC

Col A M K Ikenye    – Promoted to Brig and appt Comdt AFMH

Col G O Owino        – Promoted to Brig and appt Comd Engrs Bde

Col J M Ondieki        – Promoted to Brig and appt Comd 6 Bde

Col G G Kabugi        – Promoted to Brig and appt Comd

Col J N Kavisi    – Promoted to Brig and appt Comdt SOC

Col P K Magut    – Promoted to Brig and appt Comd Kah Gar

KENYA AIR FORCE

Brig J Otieno    – Promoted to Maj Gen and appt Comdt DSC

Col S K Njung’e    – Promoted to Brig and appt Deputy Comd

Col S N Thuita    – Promoted to Brig and appt Chief of Strat/Plans/Policy DHQ OPD&T

KENYA NAVY

Col L F Mghalu    – Promoted to Brig and appt Chief TRADOC

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