Governor Lomorukai witnesses pass out of 140 National Police Reservists (NPR)

Governor Jeremiah Lomorukai today attended the pass-out of 140 National Police Reservists (NPR). PHOTO COURTESY
Governor Jeremiah Lomorukai today attended the pass-out of 140 National Police Reservists (NPR). PHOTO COURTESY

After five weeks of specialized training in Lokichoggio, Governor Jeremiah Lomorukai was present to witness the passing out of 140 National Police Reservists (NPR).

The newly trained officers comprise 50 from Turkana South, 40 from Loima, and 50 from Nadapal in Turkana West.

Governor Lomorukai expressed his admiration for the NPRs’ high-quality training and his belief that they were prepared to support the county’s security objectives.

He said: “I want to thank President Dr William Ruto and Interior CS Prof. Kithure Kindiki for keeping their word and deployment a good number of NPR across the county where we face numerous security challenges.”

In order to beef up security along the border with South Sudan, the Governor announced during the pass-out ceremony that the President has pledged to increase the number of NPRs deployed to Turkana West to 100 as promised by CS Kindiki.

The pass-out of 140 National Police Reservists (NPR) who completed five weeks of specialized training in Lokichoggio. PHOTO COURTESY
The pass-out of 140 National Police Reservists (NPR) who completed five weeks of specialized training in Lokichoggio. PHOTO COURTESY

County Police Commandant Matthew Ndanyi received assurances from Governor Lomorukai that security forces will be supported in their fight against banditry within the county along international borders.

In a speech read by Loima Deputy County Commissioner K. Tirop, County Commissioner Jacob Ouma pledged to continue working with the Governor and all elected Turkana leaders to provide services to residents and address insecurity.

The pass-out of 140 National Police Reservists (NPR) who completed five weeks of specialized training in Lokichoggio. PHOTO COURTESY

The pass-out of 140 National Police Reservists (NPR) who completed five weeks of specialized training in Lokichoggio. PHOTO COURTESY

According to County Police Commandant Samuel Ndanyi, the NPRs will be sent to their area of residence and are prepared to protect people and their property.

Moreover, he added that the officers had received training to work together with all security agencies in the areas where they will be deployed.

The Governor was accompanied by County Executive for Infrastructure, Transport, and Public Works Patrick Losike, Lokichoggio MCA Vincent Ekipor, Turkana West Deputy Sub County Administrator Zachariah Etukon, and Lokichoggio Ward Admin Echip Obed.

Do you have a story that you would want us to publish? Send it to us today via: news@atekertv.com

What do you think?

Written by Ateker TV

Ateker TV provides breaking news and videos. Find the latest news in politics, business, entertainment, sports, and much more from around the world.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

Turkana county Governor Jeremiah Lomorukai hosted Governors Simon Kachapin (West Pokot), Benjamin Chesire Cheboi (Baringo), and Jonathan Lelelit (Samburu), as well as partners led by UNICEF Representative to Kenya, Shaheen Nilofer. PHOTO COURTESY

Government and development partners commit to joint drought response during Stakeholders’ Roundtable

Olivia Naserian who is accused of murdering her daughter Glory Njeri. PHOTO COURTESY

Kitengela woman accused of stabbing her 2-year-old daughter to death and eating body organs, detained for 10 days