Commandant National Defence College (NDC) Lieutenant General Adan Mulata and Deputy Commandant-Civil NDC Ambassador Robert Ngesu welcomes Cabinet Secretary Defence Ambassador Dr. Monica Juma to NDC during Course 22-2019/20 graduation ceremony held on Thursday 28 May 2020.
The Defence Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ambassador Dr. Monica Juma on Thursday, 28 May 2020 presided over the 22nd Graduation Ceremony of Course 22-2019/20 at the National Defence College (NDC), Karen.
She extended her acknowledgements to the different countries from Africa for choosing Kenya, more so the NDC as the best institution to further their education.
She presented certificates to the 40 course participants, 10 of whom are drawn from the Ministry of Defence, 19 from other Kenyan Ministries, Departments and Agencies and 11 from allied countries.
Present during the event were the Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi, the Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Levi Mghalu, Service Commanders, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence, General Officers, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Defence Attachés, Senior Officers, Officers, Service Members and other invited guests.
Commandant National Defence College (NDC) Lieutenant General Adan Mulata makes his remarks during the event.
The Commandant commended the graduands for their hard work, sacrifice and determination towards successful completion of the course.
General Mulata noted that NDC alumni have occupied senior positions in government security sector and the civil service of their respective countries for which the college fraternity is proud and delighted.
Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Defence Amb. Dr. Monica Juma addresses graduates of the National Defence College.
In her address to the graduands, the Defence CS commended them for their sacrifice and industry which served as an incentive for their determination towards completion of the course.
The Defence CS urged the course participants to deploy the knowledge acquired in their respective countries towards the achievement of security, peace, stability, industrialization, regional integration and prosperity, noting that the institution continues to shine brightly as a beacon of innovation and excellence.
Cabinet Secretary Defence Ambassador Dr. Monica Juma awards a certificate to Colonel Kato Bossa a Course 22-2019/20 graduand from Uganda.
Colonel Jacob Ondieki of NDC Centre for Security and Strategy Studies (CSSS) exhibits Course 22-2019/20 whereabouts on matters study to Cabinet Secretary Defence Ambassador Dr. Monica Juma.
Cabinet Secretary Defence Ambassador Dr. Monica Juma, Chief of Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi, Vice Chief Of Defence Forces Lieutenant General Levi Mghalu, Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton, Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis Ogolla, Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai, Inspector General National Police Service Mr. Hilary Mutyambai, Commandant National Defence College Lieutenant General Adan Mulata, Principal Secretary Defence Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed,Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Defence Mr. Peter Odoyo, Deputy Vice Chacellor Academic Affairs-Egerton University Prof. Alexander Kahi, Faculty Members, Senior Military Officers and Course 22-2019/20 Participants in a group photo.