NASA hasn’t sought clearance for Tuesday memorial rally

The National Super Alliance hasn’t sought clearance for their memorial rally at Jacaranda grounds on Tuesday, Nairobi police boss Japhet Koome has said

The police commandant says there will extensive police presence on from tomorrow to ensure security for all Kenyans.

Koome was clear that there will ground and air surveillance especially on Tuesday when President Uhuru Kenyatta will be sworn-in for his second and last term.

He said the Country will welcome thousands of dignitaries and it’s their duty to ensure they are safe.

According to Koome no one has sought clearance to hold a parallel rally on the day, even as NASA principals said they will hold a memorial rally for their supporters who died during the recent confrontation with police.

Various roads will be closed on Tuesday, with Koome calling on Kenyans to bear with the move saying it’s a precaution for massive event on the day.

He said specialized security personnel will be on patrol adding that the event is secured.

Koome said Uhuru Highway, and Thika Super Highway, Wangari Maathai road will be red zones urging Motorists to avoid the routes to avoid inconveniencies.

He said any person who attempts to disrupt the event or cause trouble on the day will be dealt with in accordance with the law.

And in regard to a marathon scheduled for Sunday, Koome said motorists will not access the Central Business District using Mombasa road.

He said vehicles will be diverted to Enterprise road or the Southern By pass, adding that motorists from Ngong road will have to use alternative routes to access town since Valley road will be closed.

He said police officers will be on the ground as early as 5pm to direct traffic and called on motorists to cooperate with them.







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