Interior CS Fred Matiang’i has on Tuesday met leaders from high conflict areas to discuss matters of peace in the regions.
Through a Peace Building Committee, the areas will see the immediate deployment of security personnel in the region.
“Following a meeting with elected leaders from Wajir, Isiolo & Garissa counties to discuss the conflict in the region, the national government will work with local elected leaders, elders & all stakeholders via a Peace Building Committee to find local solutions to the problem.
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Immediate deployment of officers by NPS Official_KE to the mentioned areas of interest is underway. I urge all leaders in their different capacities to embrace dialogue & participate in the peace initiative for finding a lasting solution.” Said CS Matiang’i
The news come barely a day after a police officer was brutally killed by unknown people in Kapedo, Baringo County.
The fallen soldier was in the company of other police when elders administering an oath called upon a group of people to attack them injring two others in the process.
Dr. Fred Matiang’i has promised to bring to justice all perpetrators of the crime and the elders inciting people in the region.