Sector II Commander Brigadier Shume and Dhobley District Commissioner Hassan Mohammed offloads the relief food for the locals.
The Kenya Defence Forces soldiers under the umbrella of Africa Mission in Somali (AMISOM) on 19th January 2017 in Dhobley town embarked on a mission to help the needy locals with relief food. The exercise was done in conjunction with the Dhobley local administration who had accepted the good gesture by the Kenyan Contingent.
The Sector II forces in Dhobley have on many occasions provided support to the local communities in their bid to build and strengthen the relationship between its local administration and the Kenyan forces.
AMISOM is in the process of renovating the Dhobley District Hospital. The area administration thanked the AMISOM forces for the kind gesture displayed by their soldiers. “I assure you that we will do everything to support your forces in the fight against the enemy,’ one of the officials said.
AMISOM’s Sector II Commander Brigadier William Shume paid a courtesy call to the Dhobley District Commissioner Hassan Mohamed and thanked the Dhobley administration, further urging them to continue cooperating and supporting the Kenyan Contingent in carrying out their mandate.
He said that Kenya has always cooperated with the Somalia people and will continue helping them on many issues. The officials on the other hand thanked the Sector II Commander for visiting.
Present during the function were Sector II Commanding Officer (CO) Lieutenant Colonel J E Adu, Senior Military Officers, Dhobley District Administration officials and the Kenyan soldiers.
Brigadier Shume distributes food to the locals at Dhobley town in Somalia.
Major O B Aboud addressing locals during the distribution of relief food and radio sets.
AMISOM’s Sector II Commander Brigadier William Shume in talks with Dhobley Local Administration during his courtesy call to the Dhobley District commissioner Hassan Mohammed’s office on 19 January 2017, Dhobley Somalia.
AMISOM’s Sector II Public Information Officer Lieutenant Kaunyangi display radio sets distributed to the locals.
Corporal Nahasion Odhiambo helps one of the locals to tune in to AMISOM’s Sector II radio Kalkaal 98.90 FM during the distribution of 150 radio sets to the locals.
Dhobley District Commissioner Hassan Mohammed sharing with Sector II Commander Brigadier Shume and other Senior Officers