Japheth Koome Nominated As The Inspector Of Police General

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President William Ruto, on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, nominated Eng. Japheth Koome Nchebere to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) position.

Koome will take over from the outgoing Hillary Mutyambai, who has proceeded on terminal leave ahead of his expiration of his tenure.

This was announced by President William Ruto while unveiling his cabinet.

"After discussing with Mr. Mutyambai and in consideration of his service to our nation and his health situation, I have accepted that Mr. Mutyambai will proceed on terminal leave," said Ruto.

Mutyambai was admitted to the Aga Khan Hospital's High Dependence Unit after falling sick in August.

He had six months left on his contract as Inspector General of Police.

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

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