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Kitui East Mp Nimrod Mbai Condolences for General Francis Ogolla


Kitui East MP Hon Nimrod Mbai has expressed profound sadness and heartfelt condolences following the tragic loss of Kenya’s Chief of Defence Forces, General Francis Ogolla, and nine other senior military officers. Hon Mbai highlighted General Ogolla’s remarkable dedication and unwavering commitment to serving Kenya for over 40 years.

He emphasized that General Ogolla’s contributions to the defense forces were invaluable, leaving an indelible mark on the nation’s history.

“I am deeply saddened by the tragic news of the passing of the Kenya Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Francis Ogolla along with other senior military officers, in a helicopter crash. This is a profound loss for his family, colleagues, and the entire nation,” part reads.

President William Ruto announced a national period of mourning lasting three days, during which the Kenyan flag will fly at half-mast across the Republic of Kenya and in Kenyan diplomatic missions abroad. This gesture reflects the nation’s collective grief and deep respect for the fallen heroes. The loss of General Ogolla and the other officers is felt deeply by the entire nation, underscoring their significance and the sacrifices made by those serving in the military.

Hon Nimrod Mbai extended his heartfelt condolences not only to General Ogolla’s family but also to his friends, colleagues, and all those impacted by this devastating loss. He expressed hope that General Ogolla’s legacy of service, dedication, and leadership would provide comfort and inspiration to many during these challenging times. The loss of such a dedicated and patriotic leader is a profound tragedy for Kenya, leaving a void that will be difficult to fill.

“During this difficult time, my heartfelt condolences go out to General Ogolla’s family, friends, colleagues, and all those who have been impacted by this devastating loss. May his legacy of service and leadership be a source of comfort and inspiration during this challenging period,” he wrote.

Kenya mourns the loss of a true patriot and leader in General Francis Ogolla. Hon Nimrod Mbai’s message serves as a reminder of the sacrifices made by those in the military and the deep appreciation felt by the nation for their service. As the country comes together to honor and remember these fallen heroes, thoughts and prayers are with their families and loved ones during this incredibly difficult period.



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