ON 16th January 2024, the Defence Cabinet Secretary Hon. Aden Duale made a courtesy call to KMC Athi River branch where he emphasized the commitment of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to transform the Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) with a view of making it a more vibrant and competitive producer of quality meat and meat products.

The CS observed that His Excellency Dr. William Ruto the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces has resolved to transform the agricultural sector both in crop and livestock production to improve the fortunes of farmers across the country.

The performance contract was signed by CS Hon Duale alongside the KMC Board of Commissioners Chairperson Lt Gen (Rtd) J. Kasaon. Ministry of Defence Principal Secretary Mr. Patrick Mariru and KMC Managing Commissioner Brigadier J. Githaga equally signed Performance Contract.

The CS assured the KMC leadership and all stakeholders total support to ensure maximization of profits and guarantee livestock farmers prompt payment for supplying their animals.

Present during the visit were the Vice Chief of Defence Forces (VCDF), Lt Gen J. Mwangi, the Director General of Defence National Security Industries (DNSI) Maj Gen B. Waliaula, Board Commissioners among other senior officials from Defence Headquarters and KMC.

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