In Summary

  • Deputy County Commissioner Omar Salat urged all politicians to "feel free and safe" to hold rallies.
  • He said major stakeholders have been involved in the efforts to create a conducive environment.

Security agencies in Nakuru County have assured politicians of their safety during campaigns, as the country readies for next month's elections.

Deputy County Commissioner Omar Salat urged all politicians to "feel free and safe" to hold rallies in the region.

TOLERANCE

Mr Salat said the county has put up measures that will prevent incidents of disorder like the ones witnessed in Kisumu, Baringo, and Kiambu from occurring.

Nasa leader Raila Odinga had to cut short his speech in Kabarnet and Kiambu after facing hostility from the crowd; while Deputy President William Ruto was heckled in Kisumu.

Addressing locals after participating in a peace walk in Nakuru town, the deputy county commissioner condemned any behaviour that might disrupt harmony.

Residents of Nakuru County participate in a peace walk

Residents of Nakuru County participate in a peace walk in Nakuru town on July 15, 2017. PHOTO | JOHN NJOROGE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

COOPERATION

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