Lamu leaders vow to restore peace following attacks
16 July 2014, 16:50
Lamu - Leaders from Lamu County have pledged to work together to restore calm in the area following the recent attacks that claimed 87 lives.
The leaders held a consultative peace and security meeting and vowed to unite Lamu residents.
The meeting which was held at the Kenya Ports Authority boardroom discussed among other issues, how county and national leaders would work together to foster security, cohesion and coexistence among locals.
Addressing the media on the sidelines of the meeting, Lamu County Commissioner Njenga Miiri and Lamu Governor Issa Timamy declared tough war on criminals.
They said that there are plans to travel together around the county to reassure residents that both the national and county governments were doing everything possible to ensure the current situation is addressed.
“Leaders have decided to work together irrespective of their political affiliations for the sake of our people,” said Miiri.
Lamu Governor who was charged following the attacks will spearhead the peace campaign.
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