‘Stay calm’ – Govt tells Kenyans amid KDF chopper crash

By , K24 Digital
On Thu, 18 Apr, 2024 17:26 | < 1 min read
Government Spokesperson Isaac Mwaura. PHOTO/Isaac(@SpokespersonGoK)/X
Government Spokesperson Isaac Mwaura. PHOTO/@SpokespersonGoK/X

The government has asked Kenyans to stay calm following reports that a chopper belonging to the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) had crashed.

In a statement, government spokesperson Isaac Mwaura asked Kenyans to avoid speculations regarding the crash, promising to issue an update.

"Dear fellow Kenyans. An official communication concerning the Military Aircraft Crash shall be issued soon. Let’s stay calm and avoid any speculation whatsoever at this critical juncture," Mwaura stated.

In a statement, State House spokesperson Hussein Mohamed announced that President William Ruto had convened an urgent meeting of the National Security Council at State House Nairobi.

"President William Ruto has convened an urgent meeting of the National Security Council at State House Nairobi this evening following a Kenya Defence Forces’ helicopter crash this afternoon in Elgeyo-Marakwet County," Mohamed said.

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