Mandera Governor Ali Roba hosts peace meeting following terror attack
|Mandera Governor Ali Roba Thursday asked non-residents not to relocate from the county over the recent terrorist activities. (Photo:File/Standard)|
SEE ALSO :The unseen war - Part 2"The terrorists have no mercy for anyone regardless of religion or tribe and therefore the Somali community equally suffers so there should be no isolated fear among the non-Muslims in Mandera," Roba warned. The governor assured residents that in future the county government would be employing teachers to overcome the acute shortage of teachers in the county. "The County government is working closely with the national government to tighten security in the area through deployment of more officers along the borders of Mandera town," Roba explained. The Mandera County Commandant Mr Alex Mwivanda was also at the meeting and said that security has been increased. "We would like to assure all Kenyans within Mandera County that with the added security measures the government is taking they should feel secure," Mwivanda said. On Monday KMPDU acting National Secretary-General Abidan Mwachi told members working in Garrisa, Mandera and Wajir to leave immediately and relocate to their home counties. Over the weekend Knut Secretary-General Wilson Sossion asked teachers to stay at home over the since the government cannot guarantee the safety of teacher.