Uhuru surprises KDF in Somalia – Shows up Wearing Field Marshall Uniform and a baret!

President Uhuru Kenyatta has made a surprise visit to the Kenyan troops in Somalia on Saturday, March 18.

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Uhuru was accompanied with the Chief of Defence Forces Samson Mwathethe during the tour to Dhobley, Somalia, State House has confirmed.17388853_1612676395427574_2986466700398162040_o

According to State House Spokesman Manoah Esipisu, Uhuru hailed KDF personnel for their commitment in fighting the al-Shabaab terror group in Somali.

The Kenyan forces are part of the AMISOM forces drawn from various African countries and embedded in Somalia to push out the terror group.

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Kenya has paid a heavy price after losing hundreds of soldiers during the mission but which has also been largely successful as it has helped pacify large swathes of Somalia.17218648_1612639362097944_4262271884642848830_o.jpg

During the tour, Uhuru was dressed in full military uniform.

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