Gen. Francis Ogolla Omondi Biography, Wikipedia, Net worth, Age, Wife, Tribe, Career

Major General Francis Ogolla who is now the the current Lieutenant General and  the Vice Chief of the Defense Forces (VCDF) in Kenya is military personal who has served his motherland for years. Here are some detail about him including his age, Education, Career, wife, Parents.


Early Life

Genaral Francis Ogolla was born on March 8, 1962, in Kisumu County, Kenya. Much information is not known about the military personal but report has it that he grew up in Kisumu Kenya where he completed his education from infancy to adulthood before joining the military.


Education and Military career

Since joining the military force he has grown into a famous and respected soldier. Francis has grown on Rank too.  He has held various appointments in

  • Training, Command and Staff
  • Deputy Commander Kenya Air Force,
  • Base Commander Laikipia Air Base
  • Commanding Officer of Tactical Fighter Wing,
  • Chief Flying Instructor at Kenya Air Force Flying Training School and
  • Operations Desk Officer at Kenya Air Force Headquarters.

Following his performances, he has  also served in the former Yugoslavia as an Observer and Military Information Officer from 1992 to 1993.

  • Also, he was a Chairman of Military Christian Fellowship from 1994 to 2004
  • Co-Chair of Association of African Air Chiefs between 2018-2019.


Marriage & Wife

Major General Francis Ogolla is married to Aileen, blessed with two children and one grandchild. The Father of two is a is said to be an avid reader and golf enthusiast.



He has held many positions as we shared earlier in his military career. But In 2010, he was inducted into the National Defence College Hall of Fame and hailed as a formidable achiever for initiating several major Armed forces modernization programs aimed at transforming the Kenya Air Force into a modern force that is competitive with other modern air forces all over the world especially in Africa.

Major Lieutenant Ogolla will deputize Chief of the Defence Forces, General Robert Kibochi.


Currently, in April 2023, Lieutenant General Ogolla was appointed as the Vice Chief of the Defence Forces to replace Lieutenant General Franklin Mghalu whose term of service has ended after 40 years of service to the nation.


Francis Ogolla Biodata

Real Name – Francis Omondi Ogolla
Age – 61 Years old
Nationality – Kenya
Net worth – $500,000
Birthplace – Kisumu Kenyan
Zodiac Sign – Sagittarius
Hubbies – Politics
Wife – Aileen
Children – Two Children
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