Deputy President William Ruto is Mourning the death of the retired Lieutenant-General John Koech.
DP William Ruto has described him as a person who served the country diligently and was a visionary person. He contributed to the transformation of the military in the country.
He is shocked with the demise of the lieutenant and his heart is grieved.
“Lieutenant-General (retd) John Koech was a leader of character, a hero, a true patriot, and a brave man in uniform who was dedicated to serve and defend our country. Quick-witted, strict but fair-minded, General Koech was a progressive and vibrant leader who became a central figure in the transformation of our military. We will miss his wise counsel, and vision, and vigor to empower the people of Ainamoi. Our thoughts and prayers are with the General Koech family, their loved ones, friends, and the people of Kericho County. Rest In Peace” William Ruto wrote.