5 facts you need to know about Kenya’s first female Major General

Ahmed was appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday at the State House

Ahmed was among a host of new military chiefs who were sworn in by President Kenyatta at the State House, Nairobi.

Her appointment is in line with the United Nations Security Resolution 1325 that stresses the importance of women’s equal participation and full involvement in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion of peace and security.

That said, here a few facts to know about her:

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