Number of Body Guards assigned to President Kenyatta , Ruto and Raila Odinga

According to a report by office of the Interior Cabinet Secretary ,  11,000 police officers are attached to top state officers in the country .  President Uhuru Kenyatta takes a lead with a total of 200 police officers attached to his security detail. Below is a full breakdown of all state officers, opposition leaders and cabinet secretaries.

President Uhuru Kenyatta. 

The president Uhuru Kenyatta enjoys a massive security detail of about 200 officers from the General service unit ( GSU ) The presidential escort unit accompanies the president wherever he goes in the country.

Deputy President William Ruto 

A team of 45 officers is attached to the deputy president’s escort unit.

Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka 

They enjoy a security detail of about  12 officers each.

Cabinet secretaries. 

Top cabinet secretaries such Fred Matiangi , Rachel Omamo and James Macharia have 10 body guards attached to them.  According to a report by the standard, some Cabinet secretaries are said to be having only 3 body guards.

Principal secretaries

Principal secretaries have two to six police officers attached to each of them.


Each governor in Kenya has 12 police officers attached to them while their deputies have only three body guards.

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet

He has 11 body guards attached to him.


Every member of parliament is attached with one body guard. Speakers of the National assembly and the senate have  10 body guards.

Chief Justice Maraga 

Chief Justice Maraga has 7 body guards attached to him .


They are given between two to four officers.

Victor Matara

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