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Kisumu Dogo homeowners rebuild torched houses

The government donated construction materials to those affected

In Summary

•Security has been restored in the region after the government declared the area as disturbed.

•Plans are also underway to reopen all closed schools as a result of the insecurity that bedevilled the region due to bandit attacks.

Interior CS Fred Matiang'i during a security meeting in Naibor, Laikipia county, on July 28, 2021.
Interior CS Fred Matiang'i during a security meeting in Naibor, Laikipia county, on July 28, 2021.
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Residents of Kisumu Ndogo in Laikipia county have started rebuilding their homes which were torched by bandits.

This is after the government donated construction materials to those affected.

Security has also been restored in the region after the government declared the area as disturbed leading to a multiagency operation to drive out the illegal herders that were a source of instability.

With calm returning to the region, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on Thursday and Friday toured the region and led the distribution of food and construction materials to the affected residents.

He assured them that the government will not let few individuals with selfish interests disturb the peaceful co-existence of residents.

Plans are also underway to reopen all closed schools as a result of the insecurity that bedevilled the region due to bandit attacks.

Multiagency security teams have been deployed within the communities and continue with patrols to enhance security as the operation continues to deter any attempt of re-entry of those causing a disturbance in the area.

 

Edited by Kiilu Damaris