This is the story of an imposing military man whose appointment to head the country’s security apparatus made Kenyans feel relatively safe again after multiple terror attacks.
A disciplined patriot and a fitness-enthusiast, Nkaissery’s sudden death, on the eve of a General Election, sent shock waves worldwide. In the list of his unfinished work, was his wish to write his life story.
His widow, Helen, steps up courageously to bear witness and realize the General’s dream. She weaves this memoir in the context of a Maasai cultural world set against a fast-changing political landscape.