Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i says the country remains well prepared to handle security challenges warning that intent on disturbing public order that the law will catch up with them.
Speaking in Mombasa during the unveiling of 46 new counties Commanders and eight Regional commanders, Matiang’i at the same time lauded the country’s security forces for putting their lives on the line to secure the country amid increased threats posed by criminal elements.
Matiang’i assured Kenyans that the country is safe and urged citizens to go about their businesses without fear, saying police are on high alert to ensure security in the country.
The Cabinet Secretary condemned the Dusit D2 attack where 21 people lost their lives, saying measures are being put in place to avert future attacks.
Matiang’i said he is satisfied with the way investigations into the attack are ongoing, saying they will ensure all those directly or indirectly involved in the attack are brought to book.
He at the same time assured members of the press that the government is committed to support their work, calling on reporters not to shy away from seeking clarification on matters security.
CS Matiangi’s sentiments were echoed by ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru who also called on County commanders and commissioners to work with media personnel to ensure accurate information is shared with members of public.
The newly appointed county police commanders unveiled Monday are Marcus Ocholla of the Coast region, Eunice Kihiko of Eastern, Judy Jebet Lamet of Central, Philip Ndolo Ndunda of Nairobi, Edward Mwamburi of Rift Valley, Paul Soi of North Eastern, Vincent Makokha of Nyanza, and Rashid Yakub of Western.
List of Newly Appointed County Police Commanders.
No 22 CP Jackson B. Tumwet is not a County Police Commander but head of operations-Nairobi County.