It has now emerged that officers guarding President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto have been separated.
According to a report by the Star newspaper, guards attached to the Head of State now report directly to State House while those attached to DP Ruto report to his official residence in Karen.
Uhondo News understands that the guards have been operating as a unit since 2013 and could work interchangeably to Uhuru and Ruto.
According to the report, the move is as a result of the souring relationship between the two VIPs.
On the other hand, the changes are said to be part of measures to tame the spread of COVID-19 between the two offices.
Ruto has recently been addressing big rallies across the country and the guards have the task of controlling the crowd, putting them at a higher infection risk.
“Those changes took effect recently. The arrangement remains in force until further notice,” a source told the Star.