3 speedy changes that have happened to kalonzo after Uhuru's Friday announcement

Kalonzo Musyoka was put under the state's protection after an announcement by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka

Mr Musyoka's security had become a political weapon, with the police officers being withdrawn whenever he refused to cave into government pressure.

Reports indicated that the former vice-president now has General Service Unit officers guarding his Karen home, and administration police officers guarding his Yatta and Tseikuru rural homes.

More security detail

Additionally, Mr Musyoka also received an enhanced mobile security team, including a car with a siren to clear traffic.

President Kenyatta had also hinted at giving Mr Musyoka a job which he did since the Wiper leader formally took up a new role in monitoring the peace process in South Sudan.

"I am grateful that Raila has been given a job by AU … He will be able to contribute here and don’t you think he will bring some money to Kenya? My brother Kalonzo should (also) help us to bring the country together and foster peace for all Kenyans and even internationally," President Kenyatta stated.

"Every leader has something to contribute … all we need is to give each other space and respect one another!” he added.

Packs for other leaders

ODM leader Raila Odinga was appointed the High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa.

The news was confirmed by the Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, who thanked President Kenyatta for supporting the decision, saying it was part of their expedition to integrate Africa through infrastructure.

Among other roles in his job were mediating in peace negotiations and conflict resolution. He also got a fully-furnished office in Nairobi and Addis Ababa, with staff and advisers to boost his local presence and unity programmes with President Kenyatta.

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