How former matatu driver became DCI boss George Kinoti's personal assistant

How former matatu driver became DCI boss George Kinoti’s personal assistant

Lawrence Some, PA to Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) head boss George Kinoti, has revealed the narrative of how he ended up working for Mr Kinoti.

In a nitty gritty article on DCI Magazine, Mr lawrence revealed that he was a matatu driver before joining the police administration.

The matatu driver revealed that it was during his days as a driver that a traffic policeman informed him regarding police recruitment.

“I walked to the police station and found no crowd seeking police jobs. I only saw a few police officers in uniform in strategic positions. I told myself how lucky I was to be the first one to turn up for the recruitment,” Some narrated revealing that he had been late for the recruitment exercise.

Subsequent to detailing various factors which had brought down his odds of being recruited, He revealed that it was Assistant Inspector General Richard Ngatia who offered him a chance to join the force.

“I continued working as a matatu driver until the last day and reported to the Kenya Police College at Kiganjo in Nyeri County on May 3, 2003. In the course of my duties, my path and that of DCI Director George Kinoti crossed.

“I was later posted to the National Police College at Kiganjo as an instructor. That’s where Kinoti found me after he was appointed to the DCI and requested me to become his aide,” Mr Some conveyed.

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