Multi-agency security team, NCIC hold stakeholders forum in Marsabit

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The multi-agency security team in Marsabit joined the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) during a two-day stakeholders forum conducted in Marsabit, Eastern Kenya.

The forum aimed at appreciating the community's role in the peace process and developing a collaborative framework for lasting peace ahead of the upcoming General Elections.

During the forum, representatives from Marsabit Interfaith Council and various peace organizations, among other stakeholders, were in attendance.

This comes a few days after the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Dr. Fred Matiang'i, visited the County to assess the security situation and re-assure communities in Marsabit County of the Government's unwavering commitment to restore peace and security.

Speaking during the stakeholders forum, the County Commissioner for Marsabit, Mr. Paul Rotich, emphasized the need to continuously engage all communities and sensitize them on the importance of peaceful co-existence before, during and beyond the General Elections.

He also encouraged communities in Marsabit to continue surrendering illegal weapons to authorities to achieve lasting peace in the area.

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