Most online users claimed that the officer, identified as Ben, is dedicated to his work and does not accept bribes, a virtue perceived not to be observed by his colleagues in the force.
Regular users of Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi CBD have confirmed interacting with the officer regularly praising his politeness and diligence in carrying out his duties.
They appealed to Interior CS Fred Matiang’i and Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet to consider promoting the police officer.
“This is the most humble and polite police officer that I have ever encountered in my life. Very honest. Down to earth and polite to the extreme,” wrote Otieno Gregory.
“I agree! He has been in CBD for quite a while! I started seeing him back in 2008. Always calm and collected and never speaks in a harsh tone,” remarked Sammy Makanda.
Some praised his dedication to serve the nation noting that he carried out diligently carried out his duties regardless of the weather.
“Ben is a great man. I remember his passion for the job when early last week it was drizzling and the good man was busy controlling the traffic without caring much about the rains,” noted @ibrah003.
The praise even caught the attention of journalist with some attesting to having interacted with him.
“I can personally attest to that! God bless him!” wrote TV host Resian Lebai.