Airtel partners with Police to boost security
12 October 2012, 14:10
Police in Rift Valley Province have received a major security boost after Airtel Kenya donated 200 mobile phones to be used in all police posts, stations and patrol bases.
The phones were donated by Airtel Kenya commercial director Neil Suarez in a ceremony attended by Rift Valley PPO John M'mbijiwe and several divisional commanders in Nakuru yesterday.
Suarez said that the gesture aims at creating a positive impact in communities and ensuring that security is enhanced through a fast, reliable and affordable means.
He pledged to roll out the programme to other parts of the country to ensure complete coverage.
He added that the phones have easy to recall numbers which will be publicized for ease of contact with police.
M'mbijiwe applauded Airtel Kenya for the donation saying that it will go a long way in enhancing security agencies communication in the vast province.
Through the phones, police stations will be able to communicate with each other for free on Airtel network.
A similar number of phones have been donated to police in coast province.
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