Wajir County leaders discuss security a day after bus attack

Leaders from Wajir County have met to discussion on security following the deadly attack on a passenger bus that was traveling to Mandera.

According to an article carried by Daily Nation, the leaders have agreed to cooperate on the enhancement of the county’s security.

Speaking to the media, Wajir Governor Mohamed Abdi said his administration will work together with the national government in fighting the terror menace.

“We understand that security lies under the national docket but as county leaders, we will support the government’s efforts to prevent such attacks in future,” he said.

Abdi said they will hold a series of meetings with all the leaders and residents in the county to ensure that long-lasting peace is achieved.

Eldas MP Adan Keynan also condemned the attack, saying that the militants were out to soil the name of the county by committing such evil acts in the name of religion.

“The loss of human life transcends everything else; they are using Islam but what they have done is unacceptable to any society,” he said.

Mr Keynan called on the residents to cooperate with security agencies in sharing the information which will play a crucial role in fighting terror.

“We call upon the residents to collaborate with the security agencies in sharing information to ensure that the few individuals who are out to soil our names are apprehended, arraigned and dealt with once and for all,” he said.

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