Uhuru holds ceremony for Boinnet at State House

Boinnet is out as Inspector General

Former IG Joseph Boinnet with President Uhuru Kenyatta

Immediate former Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet, took the oath of office as Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) for Tourism and Wildlife at State House.

The ceremony which was witnessed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday, was conducted by Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua and attended by Deputy President William Ruto, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i and Tourism CS Najib Balala.

Boinnet signed the Leadership and Integrity Code and the Accountability Pledge. which is part of the Head of State’s unwavering commitment to entrenching ethos of good governance and integrity at the highest levels of public service.

Uhuru thanks Boinnet for service

Congratulating Boinnet, President Kenyatta said he looked forward to working with him in delivering quality services to Kenyans.

I am looking forward to working together with you in our mission to deliver services to the people of Kenya,” President Kenyatta stated.

He also thanked the outgoing IG saying he served his term with diligence and took the National Police Service to a higher level.

Your commitment to duty made the National Police Service what it is today. I hope you will take that experience to the Ministry of Tourism as well and move it to a new level in our conservation efforts,” President Kenyatta said.

Incoming IG welcomed

The Head of State also commended incoming IG Hilary Mutyambai, saying he expects him to use his wide experience and exposure in the security sector to continue the work of ensuring that the lives of Kenyans and their properties are protected.

No nation can achieve economic and political stability without security. I look forward to working with you to ensure we achieve our social and economic objectives for the people of our nation,” the President said.

President Kenyatta urged the new IG to work closely with his colleagues and members of the Police Service in order to deliver on the mandate of the service and in line with its motto.

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