By Franco Kundu
The National Committee on Citizen Participation in Security is implementing a raft of measures to entrench security matters in the education sector to bolster law and order in the country.
The initiative’s Chairman Joseph Kaguthi has said efforts are being done to involve youth because they are targets of extremists who want to enlist them for unlawful acts.
While addressing the press in Eldoret, while accompanied by Major Retired Ramah Mwang’ombe, Kaguthi said the committee is now utilizing the power of the social media to effectively engage youths who constitute a larger percentage of the population in the country.
He further reminded Kenyans that matters security are not limited to government organs but involve all the stakeholders including the youths, the business community, Council of Elders and religious organizations.
Kaguthi a retired career administrator has reminded Kenyans that while demanding for their rights they should also be exercising their responsibilities.
Meanwhile the media has also been challenged to sustain debate on real issues that affect the common Mwananchi instead of sensationalizing them when reporting as the country moves closer to the next general elections.