Kenya Rugby Union Director Myke Rabar was recently awarded the prestigious Head of State Commendation, awarded by the Government of Kenya to outstanding individuals in various fields. Myke who is in charge of Media and Communications, was presented with the award by Dr. Bitange Ndemo, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communications.
State Commendations of Kenya are awarded by the President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki "in recognition of outstanding or distinguished services rendered to the nation in various capacities and responsibilities". Awards are made by the president upon the advice of a National Honours and Awards Committee in the president's office. Individuals are nominated for awards by district committees, government ministries, religious organisations, non-governmental organisations, individuals and others.