Inspector General of police Japhet Koome has addressed the disquiet surrounding reports of the withdrawal of the security detail attached to former President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Speaking to the press in Mombasa today Koome confirmed that the changes were part of a restructuring process within the National Police Service .
In his explanation, Koome disclosed that he recalled the officer in charge of the former president’s security to comply with the regulations of the National Police Service.
Koome also confirmed that the security detail of former First Lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta was still intact contrary to withdrawal reports which circulated on Thursday .
Additionally, the IG addressed concerns about the withdrawal of the security detail attached to former Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, and Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho.
He noted that the changes were aimed at rationalizing security deployment in the country to ensure the fair distribution of security personnel.