Former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s security detail has been withdrawn.
The iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is False.
To arrive to this conclusion, the iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. We discovered a video posted on KTN News’ YouTube channel on February 3, 2023, in which the Inspector-General of Police Japhet Koome stated that on February 3, 2023, he had recalled the top officer on former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s security team in order to comply with the law requiring that a retired president be guarded by one of a lower rank. This, according to Koome, was a routine reorganization to address a command responsibility issue.