Kenya Air Force Senior Drum Major Impresses after Leading Band At Anniversary Fete: "Nani ka nyinyi"

Kenya Air Force Senior Drum Major Impresses after Leading Band At Anniversary Fete: "Nani ka nyinyi"

  • The Kenya Air Force recently celebrated its 60-year anniversary, and the band came out to show its prowess in combining different instruments to make sweet music
  • Led by Senior Drum Major WO1 Kibisu, the officers played drums, trumpets and flutes and blended in very well
  • The officers also dis the slow match, which entails measured, uniform steps that complement the rhythm

The Kenya Airforce celebrated its 60th anniversary, and William Samoei Ruto, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander In Chief of the Defence Forces, attended.

Kenya Air Force band and next frame shows their leader, Kibisu.
The Kenya Air Force band playing different instruments (l), the leader of the slow match (r). Photos: 5abuni.
Source: UGC

Where is Moi Air Base?

The Saturday, June 8, 2024, KAF at 60 Celebration was held at the Moi Air Base Stadium in Eastleigh, Nairobi County.

According to the KDF website, the Kenya Air Force has continually demonstrated excellence in its core mandates: defending our nation, providing critical humanitarian assistance during emergencies, and supporting national development initiatives.

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Among the entertainers of the day were the KAF band, which did a slow match while playing different instruments. The leader of the group was Senior Drum Major WO1 Kibisu.

The music from the instruments was beautiful, and the slow match complemented it. There were drums, trumpets, flutes and so on all played by talented KAF musicians, who have since been hailed by many.

"Entertainment during the KAF@60 ceremony included demonstrations on insertion of para role medics, administration of medical care and casualty evacuation. Inaddition to diverse music and play performances showcasing great talent, by the religious choirs, highschools, primary and nursery schools domiciled at Moi Air Base," read a part of the KAF website.

Kenyans react to the band:

mfawidhi deals:

"I now see the difference. Kenya army band is best but this is also quite good."

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"The grenadier's slow march."

Sir Levis Dixon

"Absolutely fantastic our soldiers kudos."


"No jokes,our military is too smart especially in discipline, infact the best in africa. i love that slow motion song."

The Love Doctor:

"Kenya military band the best kudos wana anga."

josephat fixit50:

"Keep it up brother and sisters.. .nani kama nyinyi!"

Gigantic Sergeant Major earns praise

In another story, Kenya Air Force officer Sergeant Major WO1 Dennis Talengo Ole Namunyu was seen walking across the Moi Air Base in Eastleigh, Nairobi.

Talengo was walking with a young man identified as Bonnie Mutie, sharing a conversation, and the younger man couldn't help looking at the decorated officer

The gigantic man has diligently served in the KAF for 40 years now, including in Operation Linda Nchi and is also a former athlete.


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