Ferdinand Omanyala, africa’s fastest man, joins the National Police Service.
Omanyala was on Friday absorbed into the National Police Service (NPS) for another job that is going to him take the police force in great track records.
The 25-year-old shot to headlines after making great strides at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics where he emerged fourth in the 100 metres final.
In September, the 25-year-old Omanyala, a second-year Bachelor of Science student at the University of Nairobi, left many netizens happy and kenya proud by emerging victorious at the Africa’s 100 metres record at the Kip Keino Classics at the Moi International Sports Centre.
Omanyala ran for about 9.77 seconds compared to the past record of 9.85 seconds at South Africa's Akani Simbine. This placed him the fastest marathoner in Africa and the 8th fastest man of all time in the track history.
His victory, made him get awards from the government, betting companies and fellow Kenyans.
“Voila! Ferdinand Omanyala Omurwa, Africa's 100m fastest man and Countrt's sensational sprinter has been absorbed at the police force,’ the police report read in part.
Omanyala was absorbed into the National Police Service by Inspector General Hilary Mutyambai at his Jogoo House office.