IG Convenes consultative meeting on election security

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After a series of election security preparedness training conducted across the country, Kenya's Inspector General and President AFRIPOL General Assembly, Mr Hilary Mutyambai MGH nsc (AU), on Monday held an election security preparedness briefing with senior police commanders from all regions, formations, counties.

The meeting was held at the National Police College Embakasi “A” Campus, Nairobi.

The consultative meeting’ on NPS’s preparedness in the provision of election security was intended to support IEBC and other stakeholders in delivering a free, fair and credible General Election.

It was also attended by the Deputy Inspector General Kenya Police Service, Mr Edward Mbugua, the Deputy Inspector General Administration Police Service, Mr Noor Gabow, and other senior officers from respective headquarters.

The Inspector General singled out the protection of the vulnerable, including women, children and the disabled, during campaigns and the period on and after the elections as a duty all commanders and their officers must uphold.

While receiving feedback on the progress of the countrywide election security preparedness training, the IG encouraged commanders to remind officers to conduct themselves professionally as they have done throughout the campaigns and to operate within the law with the utmost respect to the rights of every individual

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