IG Boinnet steps out in new police uniform, Kenyans online react
- In the photos posted via the NPS Twitter handle, the police boss is seen posing in the Persian-blue shirt/blouse, trousers and beret uniform while seated behind his desk.
The National Police Service (NPS) on Tuesday posted photos of Inspector General Joseph Boinnet in the new police uniform for the General Duty officers and Kenyans online had something to say as usual.
In the photos posted via the NPS Twitter handle, the police boss is seen posing in the Persian-blue shirt/blouse, trousers and beret uniform while seated behind his desk.
Kenyans on Twitter took to the comment section of the post with their opinions; with most making fun of the police boss’s new look.
The ugly uniform I have ever seen
— Eric Lilies (@eric_lilies) December 4, 2018
Yaani, Kenyans Said NO to this uniform and the @NPSOfficial_KE did not Listen.
— David (@MrDavidMwangi) December 4, 2018
— #KenyaIsaConspiracy (@my_me001) December 4, 2018
It's very ugly, i like the current uniform
— Jose Mboko (@joemboko) December 4, 2018
That uniform is damn ugly
— ThatQuestionMark (@ArapWalta) December 4, 2018
Horrible please go hide yourself,
— benardette mueni (@BMueni) December 4, 2018
A few online users were, however, of the opinion that IG Boinnet actually looked smart in the new attire.
— jibriljirmore (@jibriljirmo) December 4, 2018
— george kenyan (@KenyanGeorge) December 4, 2018
Blue is beautiful. And the IG is on point. Looking good. Question is will the monkey's in the new forest change or they will still be the same monkeys we know here!?
— Steve M🇺🇬🇸🇸🇰🇪🇹🇿 (@McCinde) December 4, 2018
While announcing the unveiling of the new uniforms, among a raft of other changes in the police service, in September this year, President Kenyatta said the change from Navy blue and jungle green colours was to make police “more visible”.
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