Tributes Pour In For Fallen Kenyan Defence Chief

Kenyans from all walks of life are mourning the passing of General Francis Ogolla, Chief of Defence Forces, who tragically died in a helicopter crash on April 18th, 2024.

Uhuru Kenyatta Lauds Ogolla’s Service

Former President Uhuru Kenyatta led the tributes, calling Ogolla’s death a “significant loss” for the nation. He praised the late General’s dedication and patriotism, highlighting his leadership, bravery, and lifelong commitment to serving Kenya.

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Raila Odinga Shares Condolences

Opposition leader Raila Odinga, alongside his wife Ida, expressed their deep sadness at Ogolla’s passing. They acknowledged his distinguished service as a “highly decorated soldier” and “consummate professional.” Odinga offered his condolences to Ogolla’s family, the Kenya Defence Forces, and the entire nation.

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A Nation in Mourning

These tributes reflect the widespread respect for General Ogolla. His tragic death leaves a void in Kenya’s military leadership, and his dedication to his country will be deeply missed.

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