The Cabinet Secretary Major General (Rtd) for Interior together with the Principle Secretary Dr. Eng. Karanja Kibicho today officiated a security workshop for administrators and police chiefs on enhancement of security in the country. The Workshop is being held at the Kenya School of Government , Nairobi.
Those present include, Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet , DCI Director Ndegwa Muhoro Mr. Samuel M. Arachi, MBS ,Deputy Inspector General, Administration Police Service, Mr Joel Kitili, MBS.Deputy Inspector General, Kenya Police Service among other officials.
The gains were made over the last one year, and the Cabinet Secretary Major General (Rtd) Joseph Nkaisserry attributes this to intensive efforts by the coastal security team which carried out several raids on suspected drug traffickers.
Major General (Rtd) Joseph Nkaisserry says the war on the menace and other security challenges will continue being enhanced in all affected areas despite the gains made so far.
The Principal Secretary for Interior, Eng. Karanja Kibicho today chaired a meeting of all stakeholders in taxi business to resolve the dispute brought about by the entry of Uber online taxi platform.
At the same time, the PS formed a stakeholders’ committee under the chairmanship of the Director General of Competition Authority Mr.Wang’ombe Kariuki to deliberate on issues raised during the meeting and present a report in two weeks time.
The country has however had its share of internal security challenges, and the government is not willing to gamble with the safety of its citizens.
This can be attributed to the move by Interior Cabinet Secretary Major General (Rtd) Joseph Nkaisserry to map out three major issues he wants security agencies to focus on, in 2016.
“The first interest is the safety of the citizens and their property,” he said.
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
To restore peace, security and confidence among the people of Samburu County, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior chaired a meeting with all elected leaders from the County on 9th and 10th February (that is yesterday and today) and the following Resolutions were agreed upon:
- That Security Agencies are directed to swiftly respond to all incidents of insecurity in the County.
- That the Regional Coordinator is directed to hold Barazas and meet all administrative officers, security committees and KPR within one week from today. These barazas are to inform the people anyone who breaches these resolutions will be dealt with in strict accordance with the law.
- That all elected leaders to hold barazas and meetings in Samburu County to sensitize the people on the resolutions agreed on. These meetings will be coordinated by the Governor.
- That the Twelve camels and other livestock stolen be returned within one week.
- That the County leadership will form Grazing Committees in their respective areas.
- That County Leadership will ensure grazing patterns are adhered to by both communities
- Finally, it was also agreed upon that those who breach the Grazing agreement will be dealt with in accordance to law.
MAJ-GEN (RTD) JOSEPH NKAISSERRY, EGH