President William Ruto opens National Police Leadership Academy in Ngong
President William Ruto has officially opened the National Police Leadership Academy in Ngong, Kajiado County. The President also witnessed the handing over of the Academy by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) to the National Police Service (NPS).
The Academy will provide the NPS with modern facilities for the training of its senior leadership.
At the opening ceremony, CBK Governor Dr. Patrick Njoroge said: “We are proud that the project brought together Kenyan expertise and material was sourced locally. You will be pleased to know that the local content of the project was 85 percent! For instance, 25 percent of the project cost was labor, all local, and local materials constituted 80 percent of material cost. Additionally, of the local materials, about 60 percent was sourced from Kajiado County.And saving the best for last, the professionals representing the contractors and consultants on the site were mostly under 35 years of age.”
CBK supported the development of this project through a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU with the NPS
The National Police Leadership Academy;
The National Police Leadership Academy has world class facilities.
• A modern Administration Block
o Reception Area
• Adequate accommodation for 220 persons
o Hostel Block comprising 200 self-contained rooms.
o Senior Officers Accommodation Block comprising 20 self-contained rooms.
o All rooms are complete with shower, WC and wash hand basin.
• Classrooms and Lecture rooms
o Four classrooms with a capacity of 30 people each
o A large lecture room with a capacity of 90 people.
o Also provided is a computer room with all the required IT connections
o Auditorium with a seating capacity of 400, and state-of-the-art audio visuals and sound room.
o Executive wing comprising a boardroom with executive washrooms
o Two executive lounges
• Kitchen and Dining facilities
o Modern, fully equipped kitchen, with outdoor gas tank area
o Large dining hall with seating for 140
o Outdoor dining/seating area that can accommodate another 140 people
o Two executive dining halls with seating for 32 persons each
o Recreation area with indoor games.
• Sports and recreational facilities
o An international size football field with a running track
o Two tennis courts
o Two volleyball courts
o Two basketball courts
o A fully equipped gym and aerobics space
o Adequate changing rooms
o Future provision for a swimming pool
o An infirmary has been included next to the gym and sports areas
Workshop and Horse Stables
o Car workshop complete with service pits.
o Horse stables that can accommodate 20 horses
Fuel station complete with underground tanks for both diesel and petrol, each of
• Police Station and Canteen
o Police station complete with offices, exhibits room, armoury and washrooms.
o Five jail cells, two interrogation rooms, and their washroom facilities.
o Police canteen with a dining area, kitchen, shop and cyber cafe and washrooms.
o 12 sizeable two-bedroom apartments.
• Water Tanks;
Two underground water tanks with total capacity of 220,000 litres.
Provision for rain water harvesting.
Roof water tanks in the buildings.
• Wastewater Treatment:
Two sewage treatment plants. The recycled water from these plants can be used for
Solar energy for outdoor lighting, and for heating of water in the Hostels, Apartments And Kitchen.
700 KVA backup generator, and transformer room.
Landscaping inclusive of 250 no. trees with emphasis on indigenous trees suitable for
Perimeter wall with electric fencing and CCTV cameras.
Adequate guard houses at various entry points to the complex.
On-site parking for 100 cars, as well as provision for parking for lorries and buses too