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Mr President, please sack Joseph ole Lenku!

By Suleiman Bashir Salah | May 9th 2014

By Suleiman Bashir Salah

Habaswein, Kenya: Your Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, this letter is from a ‘molested Kenyan Somali’, a Kenyan seeking to express his discontent with the security situation in my beautiful country.

Insecurity in Kenya is becoming unbearable as terror attacks are becoming the order of the day. Terror attacks are costing the lives of many innocent Kenyans.

The gamble you took by appointing a manager from the hotel and tourism industry to be in charge of Kenyans’ security has failed.We need a security-oriented mind to head the docket.

Interior Secretary Joseph ole Lenku appeared to be out of place from the day he was appointed.

I have been hoping that you will notice this and take him to a docket where he will be at home, but this has not happened.

His take on national security has been laughable and it is a bad joke to have him in charge of Kenyans’ security, including your own safety.

I do not feel safe under his watch.

It beats logic how you and Deputy President William Ruto came to a conclusion that a hotelier is the best choice for this nation’s security.

Former Internal Security ministers John Michuki and Yusuf Haji were real rattlesnakes and always ready to bite when anyone threatened the security of Kenyans.

Can you find us another rattlesnake to protect us? Lenku is proving to be a lizard that resembles a snake but never bites.

Mr President! Please remind your boys manning our borders that they are directly liable for the lives lost when they accept bribes to let illegal immigrants ferry weapons into Kenya.

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