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Parliament pays tribute to fallen Kenya’s CDF

Speaker Among (left) and MPs stand to pay tribute to Kenyan CDF, Gen Francis Ogolla, and other officers, who died in a helicopter crash

Parliament has paid tribute to the fallen Kenyan Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen Francis Ogolla, who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday, 18 April 2024.

Gen Ogolla and other officers died in the afternoon crash yesterday, President William Ruto announced yesterday. He also declared three days of national mourning starting today.

During the House sitting on Friday, 19 April 2024, Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, commiserated with Kenya on the tragic death of the officers.

“Our condolence goes to the Republic of Kenya for the loss of the Chief of Defence Forces [Gen Francis Ogolla],” she said, motioning MPs to observe a moment of silence to honour the departed.

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