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Dorcas Gachagua Pushes for Police Mass Weddings

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Police officers around the country could soon be allowed to formalize their marriages through mass weddings.

Speaking during the commissioning of 11 police officers to be bishops, evangelists, and pastors at the Nyeri Administration Police Line on Saturday, November 26, Pastor Dorcas Gachagua stated that she was in support of strong families for the officers.

She announced that she would attend the solemnization of the officers’ marriages that will be happening yearly. 

According to the Second Lady, family values and chaplaincy will be promoted within the Office of the Spouse of the Deputy President (OSDP), which will support these marriages.

Kenya Police officers during a pass out parade.

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Pastor Dorcas also stated that she would participate in sponsoring the mass weddings together with the National Police Service.

“This is part of the Kenya Kwanza Government’s agenda, and promise to upgrade police welfare,” Pastor Dorcas stated.

Referring to her 35-year marriage to Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua,she emphasized strong families as the basic unit of society.

“I believe in strong families as the basic unit of society,” she remarked.

The Second Lady encouraged the officers to always stand by truth as that’s it the greatest secret to success. She described the occasion as a great transformation as it had seen men in uniform being commissioned to the priesthood.

“The OSDP will collaborate with the police chaplaincy, led by Chief Chaplain of the APs Bishop Dr. Kipkoech Kibet, in advocating for strong family values across the security service,” she added. 

Dorcas also opened the Nyeri AP Line Chapel in the town during the service led by Chief AP Chaplain Bishop Kibet.

Kibet, who will serve as the Bishop Overseer of the Central Region,  asked Kenyans to pray for the nation and police officers.

“We have police officers serving as chaplains, faithfully, and this is a great blessing,” urged Bishop Kibet.

The officers who were commissioned and ordained in Saturday’s event were; Eunice Mwangi (Nyeri), Isaac Ondenyo (Muranga), Boniface Nyaga (Nyeri), Peter Muiruri (Nyeri), Miriam Wanjiru (Limuru), Joseph Wanyugi (Kiambu), Daniel Loisa (Kiambaa), Fredrick Kariuki (Ruiru), David Muthuri (Muranga), Timanoi Kaposhi (Juja), and Rev. David Mwangi who was ordained the fourth Bishop under the Administration Police.

Pastor Dorcas Gachagua with priests during the commissioning of police officers at the Nyeri Administration Police Line on Saturday, November 26, 2022

Pastor Dorcas Gachagua with priests during the commissioning of police officers at the Nyeri Administration Police Line on Saturday, November 26, 2022

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