National Police of Kenya Inspector General Hilary Mutyambai has issued a stern warning ahead of the Ganda Ward and Kibra by-elections.
Hilary Mutyambai was issuing the notice as a reminder that the police will continue to pursue their mandate of maintaining law and order.
“In view of the current On-going campaigns for the upcoming By-elections scheduled for 17 October 2019 at Ganda Ward in Kilifi County and Kibra Constituency scheduled for 7″ November, 2019, the National Police Service assures Kenyans of our commitment to provide a safe, secure and peaceful environment for the by elections.”
He proceeds by assuring the country that he has deployed enough personnel to ensure safety of people in the upcoming by-elections.
“We have put in place adequate security measures and deployed special security teams, we call upon all citizens to uphold the rule of law and conduct themselves in a peaceful manner.”
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Mutyambai the issues as warning to anyone be it a politician or a common mwananchi who will be found causing trouble that they would be dealt with as has been the case In Malindi.
Candidates and political parties have been called upon to be vigilant and ensure a safe and peaceful environment during the by-election.