Govt to lift curfew in North Eastern, Duale says
17 June 2015, 15:28
Garissa - The government will lift a curfew that was imposed on North Eastern residents before the start of the holy month of Ramadan.
The leader of the majority in the National Assembly, Aden Duale said the curfew will be lifted following consultations with Inspector General of Police and Interior Coordination Cabinet Secretary.
Speaking in an interview at a local television, Duale however said the curfew has seen return of sanity in the region.
“Sanity has returned since the curfew was imposed,” he observed.
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He added that the regional politicians were working closely with the government to ensure peace prevails in the region.
“Politicians have decided to support government’s efforts of maintaining security and peace in North Eastern. We have conducted a series of meetings with all communities,” he said.
On the famous list of terrorism financiers and sympathizers which he had promised to produce, Duale said the politicians provided the government with crucial information and recommendations concerning security in North Eastern.
“We recommended recruitment of more police reservists and deployment of more police officers and weapons in the region,” he noted.
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