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To defend and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Kenya, assist and cooperate with other civil authorities, in situations of emergency or disaster and restore peace in any part of Kenya affected by unrest or instability as assigned.
To defend and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Kenya; assist and cooperate with other authorities in situations of emergency and disaster; and upon approval of the National Assembly, may be deployed to restore peace in any part of Kenya affected by unrest or instability.
It consists of three forces namely Chief of the Defense Forces (CDF) is the professional head of the three Kenya Defense Forces Services and the Principal Military Advisor to the Commander in Chief. He is also responsible for the control, direction and general superintendence of the Defense Forces.
The Principal Secretary is the accounting and authorized officer on financial and administration matters of the Ministry of Defense. He/she is also personally accountable to Parliament for the expenditures of all public moneys provided for the Ministry of Defense.
The Ministry is headed by the Shadow Cabinet Secretary who is responsible to the Party leader on matters of Defense policy. The shadow Cabinet Secretary is appointed by the party leader to formulate, review and advise the party on matters that involves the Defense. It puts on check the current legally established Ministry of Defense.
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Thirdway alliance alternative leadership under the shadow ministry of Defence is as follows:
We cannot fight another country's war.
The Kenyan constitutional under article 241 section 3(a) (The Defense Forces are responsible for the defense and protection of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic). Every government’s duty is to protect its citizen. This calls for the sitting government to do all that is in its capability to protect its borders from foreign invasion. By shadowing the ministry, we will make sure the government does this without failure. We will do it in a constructive way and offer alternatives. Whenever they stray from this constitutional mandate then we will offer direction but we will also commend them whenever they do the right thing.
SCS-Ministry of Defense
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