President Uhuru Kenyatta presides over the pass out parade of new KDF officers  at Moi Barracks at the Recruits Training School in Eldoret urges them to be  model soldiers

President Uhuru Kenyatta presides over the pass out parade of new KDF officers at Moi Barracks at the Recruits Training School in Eldoret urges them to be model soldiers

BY PSCU,ELDORET,5TH NOV,2021-President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday urged new Kenya Defence Forces  soldiers to serve and be model soldiers.

Speaking at the Eldoret Recruits Training School when he presided over a pass out parade, the Head of State said the soldiers must strive to be outstanding in their service and conduct in line with the long tradition of excellence associated with the Kenyan military.

“Today as you join the Kenya Defence Forces, remember that our military commands honour, respect, and admiration in the region, and, indeed, across the globe,” he said.

Uhuru asked the servicemen to adhere to every norm, rule, and law that governs their operations, in addition to executing their duties with discipline and authority.

He added that they must always commit to becoming better people each and every day.

“You must be loyal to our nation, our values, and our institutions. In everything you do, whether in or out of uniform, whether on duty or off-duty, you must be above reproach and the model soldier,” he said.

“Be the soldier that future graduands look up to and seek to model their behaviour on.”

President Uhuru Kenyatta presides over this year’s passing-out ceremony of the Kenya Defence Forces Recruits at the Moi Barracks Recruits Training School (RTS) in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County.

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The president reiterated the government’s commitment to continue investing in KDF and other national security agencies to effectively deal with existing and emerging national security threats.

He noted that his government invested heavily in upscaling aerial, maritime, and land equipment, and also improved remuneration and benefits of personnel al giving a conducive working environment.

“Kenya boasts a highly capable, well equipped, and superbly trained military that can deliver superlative results across a variety of missions,” Uhuru said.

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