President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Fred Matiangi as the Acting Interior CS following the sudden death of Joseph Nkaissery.
The President He described Nkaissery as one of the best leaders in his government.
Nkaissery passed away on Saturday morning after he was admitted to the Karen Hospital in Nairobi for a check-up.
The President has also cancelled his Turkana political rally scheduled for today following the passing away of Nkaissery.
“We were discussing issues as late as 9:30 pm last night on peace and security of this country among Kenya’s preparedness for Junior Athletics which commences in a few days,” Uhuru said in a live broadcast to the nation.