Duncan Wachira, who served as a police commissioner in the Late President Moi’s regime has passed on after being ill for a long time.
State House announced in a press statement that Wachira died on Wednesday, October 21, at his home in Nairobi.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to Wachira’s family , friends and colleagues, remembering him as a leader committed to the well-being of the country.
“I have known Duncan Wachira as a man of great insight and unique qualities. During his time as the head of our police service, Mr Wachira pioneered reforms that improved the welfare of our men and women in uniform,” lauded the President.
The president also added that Wachira would be remembered for dismantling many criminal syndicates during his time and he sympathized with the bereaved family for their loss.
“Mr Wachira is also remembered for his no-nonsense approach to the fight against crime especially in Nairobi. It is during his time as the top cop, I remember, that many organised criminal syndicates were dismantled. May God give the family of the departed the fortitude and comfort to bear the loss,” President Uhuru stated.
Download our app from play store and get updates everyday for FREE. Press the button below.