Constable Ali Kombo officer has been honoured for his heroic acts during the Dusit terrorist attack.
The General Service Unit (GSU) officer was given the Heroes Award for his outstanding performance and gallantry during rescue operations when terrorists took attacked the hotel on 14 Riverside Drive in Nairobi, killing 21 people.
The award was presented to the officer by Raphael Obonyo, who is a United Nations advisor and convener of the Youth Congress, at a gala held at the Tribe Hotel on Tuesday.
“This is a special award for individuals who keep doing their best and give hope using their example. Kombo acted without regard to his own safety and rose beyond the call of duty,” said Mr Obonyo.
Congratulating the GSU officer, Mr Obonyo urged the public to recognise some of the good deeds done by police officers.