Nyandarua County shall not schedule for sabasaba
04 July 2014, 19:32
Nyandarua - Commander, Hamisi Mambeya has confirmed that
there is no anticipated meeting on Monday dubbed as ‘sabasaba’.
Speaking in Nyahururu town, Mr. Hamisi said that his office
has not been informed of any meeting scheduled for Monday or in the near
The county commander has asserted that his office has taken
precautions on security considering that sabasaba is a national
“Our county has not been mentioned in the CORD rallies but
we acknowledge that other counties are and this means we have a legitimate
security concern,” he said.
Mr Hamisi assured top security to residents in Nyandarua
County saying that police officers will be on their toes to ensure everybody is
He added that Monday July 7, 2014 remains a
normal working day saying that it has not been ‘gazetted’ as a public
“Monday remains a normal working day and we expect everybody
to go to work as usual and business people to open their businesses as usual,”
Police officers have already been dispatched on cosmopolitan
settings such as flower farms to provide security to everybody adding that they
will highly concentrate on such areas.
He said that they will secure everybody regardless of their
ethnicity, political and or religious affiliation.
“We have received rumors that people have started fleeing
flower farms for fear of attacks from natives but we want to ensure them that
they are secure and need not to worry ,” he stressed.
The county commander cautioned anybody with an intention of
creating tension before and after the CORD meetings saying that they will
pursue them and deal them as per the rule of law.
Meanwhile he urged residents with information of anything
suspicious happening around them to report to the police as soon as possible
and facilitate in creating a safer Nyandarua for all.“Let those who want to take advantage of the
situation be warned we are peaceful people who want a peaceful environment. I
want to urge members of the public to report anything suspicious to us like
anybody spreading leaflets or anyone they doubt,” he said.
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