|Kenyan athlete and fast-runner Ferdinand Omanyala Joins National Police Service (NPS). /FACEBOOK|
Running sensation Ferdinand Omanyala was on Friday accepted into the National Police Service (NPS) for another job that will see him address the power in future track occasions.
The 25-year-old burst on to the scene after a progression of striking outcomes at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics saw him finish fourth in the 100 meters last.
In September, Omanyala, a second-year Bachelor of Science understudy at the University of Nairobi, would carve himself in history by breaking Africa's 100 meters record at the Kip Keino Classics held at the Moi International Sports Center.
He ran 9.77 seconds breaking the past record of 9.85 seconds held by South Africa's Akani Simbine. This made him the quickest man in Africa and the eighth quickest runner ever in the track occasion.
His prosperity on the track has seen him commended by the public authority, wagering firms and Kenyans the same.
"Presto! Ferdinand Omanyala Omurwa, Africa's 100m record holder and Kenya's exciting runner has enlisted in the National Police Service,' the police said in an assertion.
Omanyala was accepted into the police power by Inspector General Hilary Mutyambai at his Jogoo House office.
The IG encouraged him to keep up with his moral way to deal with the game, in his new job, to understand his maximum capacity.
"I wish you well in the assistance of your country," Mutyambai said.
The acceptance service was gone to by the Dean of Students University of Nairobi Johnson Kinyua and the Student Union (UNSA) Head of Communication, Joshua Sirma.
On his part, Omanyala expressed gratitude toward the public authority and the police administration for considering him for the job refering to that he will reimburse their confidence in him on the track.
"It is an honor to serve the National Police Service and I guarantee to give my best as a competitor," he said.
Omanyala currently joins competitors like David Rudisha, Joshua Kamworor, Vivian Cheruiyot, and Julius Yego, who additionally address the NPS in true games.