Ole Lenku warns police as vetting exercise kicks off
25 November 2013, 16:55
Nairobi - The Cabinet Secretary for Interior coordination of National government, Joseph Ole Lenku has warned corrupt police officers that they risk being sacked if found unfit for office by the national police vetting board.
Ole Lenku was speaking during the official launch of the vetting process in Nairobi on Monday, where he reiterated the government’s commitment in providing security to the public through all justifiable means.
He urged members of the public to participate in the vetting process by providing information on corrupt police officers to ensure that only eligible officers are in office so as to promote security in the country.
He said that by mid next year, all senior police officers will have all gone through the vetting exercise
On the clashes in Turkana and Pokot four days ago, he said that it was as a result of border dispute and that armed individuals escalated the clash but police have been able to contain the situation.
“Police are on the ground, and containing the clash took. It took quite some time since we did not want to use excessive force,” he added, insisting that no one was under siege as previously reported.
He also said that the repatriation of Somali refugees at the Dadaab refugee center is underway, with the government of Kenya having signed an agreement with the Somali government and the United Nations.
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.