The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has awarded medals to Kenyan troops for their distinguished contribution to the ongoing peace and stabilization efforts in the country. Lt. Ndegeya went ahead to commend the tenth Kenyan contingent to Somalia for their undying dedication and bravery while executing their duties amidst harsh conditions in the area.
The event took place at the AMISOM Sector II Headquarters in Dhobley, in attendance was Deputy Force Commander in charge of Operations and Plans Major General William Kitsao Shume, AMISOM Chief of Operations Colonel Allan Kalanzi and AMISOM Sector II Deputy Commander Colonel Pascal Kitiro among other AMISOM and KDF officers.
He also noted that, for the past decade that KDF troops have been in Somalia, they have made huge contributions towards its stabilization process.
The lieutenant further lauded the Kenyan deputation for putting up a rapid mobile force that is critical in providing quick reaction while conducting targeted operations to degrade Al-Shabaab. During the occasion, Lt Gen Ndegeya also opened a Smart Farm at the Dhobley Forward Operating Base.