In Summary
  • The government has posted additional deputy county commissioners to terror-prone areas in Lamu and Garissa Counties to enhance security.
  • The officials have been posted to Lamu West and Lamu East Sub-Counties as well as Ijara and Hulugho in Garissa.
  • This came as ‘Operation Linda Boni’, which was launched to flush terrorists from Boni Forest in Lamu, entered its seventh month.
  • The operation’s director, Mr James ole Serian, revealed that 12 assistant county commissioners have also been posted to fill vacant positions in Basuba, Pandanguo, Jima, Mararani, Ishakani, Mkunumbi and Bodhei in Lamu and parts of Garissa.

The government has posted additional deputy county commissioners to terror-prone areas in Lamu and Garissa Counties to enhance security.

The officials have been posted to Lamu West and Lamu East Sub-Counties as well as Ijara and Hulugho in Garissa.

This came as ‘Operation Linda Boni’, which was launched to flush terrorists from Boni Forest in Lamu, entered its seventh month.

The operation’s director, Mr James ole Serian, revealed that 12 assistant county commissioners have also been posted to fill vacant positions in Basuba, Pandanguo, Jima, Mararani, Ishakani, Mkunumbi and Bodhei in Lamu and parts of Garissa.

“The government has taken the step to strengthen 'Operation Linda Boni',” he said, adding that security patrols have been enhanced.

More security officers have joined the war on terror in the county since Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery launched the operation last September 11 to hunt down Al-Shabaab militants, believed to be hiding in the forest.

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