On Monday, President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled a new National Award and State Commendation dubbed “The Presidential Order of Service (Uzalendo Award)” to honour Kenyans who have exhibited exemplary service in different sectors.

In a Gazette notice issued on Madaraka Day, the Head of State conferred the Uzalendo Award to 68 Kenyans who have exhibited exemplary service in helping the country steer through the current Coronavirus Pandemic.

Those who received the National honour dubbed “Uzalendo Award” include; Dr. Patrick Amoth, Dr. James Mwangi, Asha Mwilu, Inoroo FM’s Jeff Kuria, Tabitha Rotich, Robin Njogu, Vincent Ateya, Chemutai Goin, Enock Sikolia, Wachira Waruru, Wilson Kimani among others.

Here is the full list of recipients of the Uzalendo Award;

“I, Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, confer National Honours on the following persons—

The Presidential Order of Service, Uzalendo Award;

  1. Amoth Patrick (Dr.)
  2. Ayub Matiiri (Maj.–Gen.)
  3. Jane Karuku
  4. James Mwangi (Dr.)
  5. Simon Wall
  6. Wachira Waruru
  7. Bimal Kantaria
  8. Evanson Kamuri (Dr.)
  9. Macharia Irungu (Dr.)
  10. Masasabi Wekesa (Dr.)
  11. Nduku Kilonzo (Dr)
  12. Wilson Aruasa (Dr.)
  13. Matilu Mwau (Prof.)
  14. Omu Anzala (Prof.)
  15. Wangari Ng’ang’a (Dr.)
  16. Kadondi Kasera (Dr.)
  17. Loice Achieng Ombajo (Dr.)
  18. Marybeth Maritim (Dr.)
  19. Sood Mohammed (Dr.)
  20. Mbuvi Mutua Paul (Dr.)
  21. Victor Njom (Dr.)
  22. Jeremy Gitau (Dr.)
  23. Zeddy Chepchirchir Komen (Sr.)
  24. Margaret Ogonga (Sr.)
  25. Audrey Rotich
  26. Nicholas Kirui (Dr.)
  27. Daisy Chepkemoi Korir (Dr.)
  28. Jackline Odawo Opondo (Sr.)
  29. Sylvia Kadima
  30. Douglas Ambenje Nasio
  31. Jacqueline Kiio
  32. Amina Guleid (Dr.)
  33. Thuranira Kaugiria (Dr.)
  34. Dennis Allela Odhiambo
  35. Philomena Akoth Owende-Wandayi (Dr.)
  36. Jemimah Muthoni Kariuki (Dr.)
  37. Jan Mohammed
  38. Pankaj Shah
  39. Clinton Mwita
  40. Mercy Korir (Dr.)
  41. Jeff Kuria
  42. Asha Mwilu
  43. Purity Museo
  44. Enoch Sikolia
  45. Chemutai Goin
  46. Nelson Aruya
  47. Nasibo Kabele
  48. Rebecca Mutua
  49. Priscilla Kioko
  50. Faith Mailu
  51. Caroline Makena
  52. Salome Wairimu
  53. Stephen Wamukota
  54. Amina Ramadhan
  55. David Ochieng
  56. Sister Winnie Mutuku
  57. Njoki Kariuki
  58. Phillip Ogolla
  59. Mary Mwangi
  60. Mary Muthoni
  61. Vincent Ateya
  62. Robin Njogu
  63. Alvin Otila
  64. Tabitha Rotich
  65. Sammy Waititu
  66. Consolata Ngugi
  67. Kingsley Kwanga
  68. Wilson Kimani