DP Ruto Shares Tea With His New Security Detail

Deputy President William Ruto together with Administration Police officers manning his Karen residence.
  • Deputy President William Ruto on Monday, August 30, welcomed his new security detail over a cup of tea at his official residence in Karen.

    Ruto shared images of him having tea with the Administration Police (AP)  officers who replaced the elite General Service Unit (GSU) officers guarding the Deputy President’s official residence.

    He hosted the AP officers after the controversial withdrawal of the elite GSU officers that have been manning his official residence.

    “Sharing a cup of tea with the new security team as I welcome them to the Official Residence of the Deputy President,†the DP posted. 

    Deputy President William Ruto together with Administration Police officers manning his Karen residence.
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    In the photos, Ruto could be seen engaging with the armed security detail in conversations as they have a cup of tea.

    The images have since been shared by his allies on social media platforms.

    During a Sunday service on August 29, at Holy Mass St. Augustine Catholic Church in Nakuru County. 

    Ruto criticised the government for making changes to his security detail stating that he was ready to be guarded by the G4S security firm.

    “I don’t have any problem with being guarded by the APs at my home. If there’s more work for the GSU officers, let them protect the citizens,” the DP stated.

    In a statement to the press, the office of the DP confirmed that they had written to the Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai seeking an explanation over the changes in his security detail.

    “The Office of the Deputy President has formally written to the Inspector General of Police seeking an official explanation on this matter and reasons for the breach of security,” read part of the statement.

    The newly appointed National Police Service spokesman, Bruno Shioso, responded by stating that the changes in the Deputy President’s security detail were part of a normal reassignment of duties

    “The Security of Government Buildings Unit (SGB) has been deployed to provide general security to the official residence of H.E the Deputy President from the General Service Unit (GSU),” Shioso stated.

    Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei stated that he would petition Parliament to summon Mutyambai over the controversial changes. 

    Deputy President William Ruto greeting his new security detail at his Karen residence.
    Deputy President William Ruto greeting his new security detail at his Karen residence.
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  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM