Ruto picks Japhet Koome to replace IG Mutyambai

By , K24 Digital
On Tue, 27 Sep, 2022 18:39 | < 1 min read
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Inspector General of Police (IGP)Japhet Koome Nchebere. PHOTO/Courtesy

President William Ruto has named his new nominee to the position of Inspector General of Police (IGP).

In a statement through State House spokesperson Kanze Dena, Ruto has nominated Eng Japhet Koome Nchebere.

Koome is a former Nairobi County Police Commander and is the current Commandant of the National Police Service College, Kiganjo.

The Head of State had promised to name IG’s replacement during his address to the Nation this afternoon when he named his Cabinet.

This follows Mutyambai's terminal leave citing health concerns.

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