Security Beefed Up Ahead Of Reopening Of Schools In Baringo

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Security has been beefed up in Baringo County, Kenya’s Rift Valley, ahead of the planned reopening of schools next week.

Several schools in the County had closed down due to insecurity associated with banditry attacks.

“The Rift Valley multi-agency security team led by the Regional Police Commander, Mr.Tom Odero, MBS, AIG yesterday continued with the “Operation Fungua Shule” exercise in Chemorongion, Kapindasum, Mukutani and Arabal areas,” said the police.

It has taken concerted efforts from the multi-agency security team and cooperation from the local community to maintain the current conducive environment for the resumption of learning and enhanced freedom of movement for the locals.

Police have enhanced patrols with additional security to the schools and the recruitment and deployment of National Police Reserve Officers to support the multi-agency security team.

The Regional Police Commander also visited Arabal GSU Camp and lauded the officers for their commitment and dedication, as evidenced by the operation’s success.

“National Police Service (NPS) commends members of the public for the support extended to the multi-agency security team, as it strives to restore peace and normalcy in the area,” added the police.

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