However, as you climb up the ranks, you do less drills and exercises, and the result is not very desirable. Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces Gen. Julius Karangi is clear evidence of what money and high office can bring.
By virtue of his office, he is getting lots of photo ops these days. What has been bothering many Kenyans however, is his clearly visible ‘one pack’.
On Monday, President Uhuru held talks with the Commander of U.S. Africa Command, General David Rodriguez at State House. He briefed him on the partnership between Kenya and the U.S. in the ongoing peace efforts in Somalia.
Present was Gen. Karangi.
In the photos that Uhuru posted on Facebook, Kenyans were quick to point out the discrepancy between Gen. Karangi and Gen. Rodriguez.
Here are some comments, and you can see the general feeling was that Karangi needs to start working out.
In July this year, Gen. Karangi was in the US where he met among others the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen Martin Dempsey at the Pentagon. From the pictures that the Ministry of Defense posted, it was clear that the Americans take fitness more carefully.
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