KDF locks out dual citizens in recruitment, seeks out Deep sea photo experts

Kenya Defence Forces | PHOTO COURTESY

BY PRUDENCE WANZA – The Kenya Defence Forces(KDF) has announced major recruitment of servicemen and women countrywide scheduled for November and December.

Those to be recruited are General Service Cadets who upon graduation assume the rank of Lieutenants.

Kenya Airforce Engineers working on a Fighter Jet | PHOTO COURTESY

To qualify, one must be a Kenyan Citizen with no dual citizenship.
KDF jobs are highly coveted countrywide due to the aura of the assignments.

To be recruited as a cadet, one must have posted a grade of B plain and must have obtained a C plus grade in English and Mathematics. While to be enlisted as Servicemen and women, one must have posted a minimum of D plain.

A KDF recruit during the verification exercise | FILE
Commander in Chief Pres. Uhuru Kenyatta alongside KDF Chief of Defence Forces, General Samson Mwathethe | PHOTO COURTESY

Overall, there are 24 categories up for grabs including slots for journalists, public health officers, Imams, Music specialists, forensic experts, Oceanographers and Dockmasters.