President Uhuru approves formation of a Public Order Team

Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua [Photo: K24]

Oct 9th, 2020 – Cabinet has unanimously endorsed and ratified the prescriptions and directives, as issued by the National Security Advisory Committee, and to come to effect immediately. 

This is after the Cabinet meeting chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta, agreed on the directives, to regulate public meetings, in order to safeguard the safety of Kenyans. 

The cabinet also agreed to create a team that will make the regulations operational to be chaired by Interior CS Fred Matiangi.  

In a reference to the recently witnessed political chaos, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, said “The unchecked utterances and political weaponization of public gatherings continue to undermine law and order within the country. This disregard of the law has triggered violent confrontations among different groupings, thus threatening national security.”

Meanwhile, President Uhuru Kenyatta has met leaders from the greater Kisii to discuss development in the region ahead of this year’s Mashujaa Day celebrations.

The national celebrations will be held at Gusii Stadium in Kisii County.

The meeting also gave the Head of State, an opportunity to, jointly with the region’s leadership, evaluate the progress of national government development initiatives.

The delegation from the Gusii land was led by Kisii County Governor James Ongwae and his Nyamira County counterpart John Nyagarama.

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