The Government is committed to ensuring normalcy returns to Nessuit, Njoro sub county of Nakuru as well as Ol-Pusimoru on the border of Narok and Nakuru counties.
Speaking in Nakuru Town on Tuesday during a peace dialogue for communities living in Njoro sub counties Forum Rift Valley regional Coordinator Mwongo Chimwanga admitted that already normalcy has began returning in the area for the last two weeks.
“We have met here to find a lasting solution to what is ailing us in Njoro and Molo as well as parts of Narok County. But as we speak already there is calmness in the areas after the skirmishes that were experienced” he said.
While lauding the two days meeting that is attended by security and peace teams as well as administrators from Njoro and Molo, the RC also warned politicians who have tendency of uttering sentiments that might cause more harm to the peace being experienced.
He reiterated that the government will not allow any political leader to mess up with matters of security and peace in the region.
“We said politicians should not hold meetings in the area as this might jeopardize the government’s agenda of achieving peace in the area” said the RC.
On matters of education, the Regional coordinator stating that the security team is working day and night to ensure enough security in schools that were affected by skirmishes.
He refuted claims of students being transferred to other schools to sit for national exams due to the insecurity.
According to the RC all schools in the area are opened and security beefed up to ensure that national exams are done in a conducive environment.
“All schools in the area are open and no student has been transferred but they will sit the exams in their respective schools” said Chimwanga.
National Cohesion and Integration Commission Chief Executive Officer Mohammed Hassan stating that as a commission they will continue to hold dialogue forums in conflict prone areas to ensure peace prevails.
According to the CEO, peace building is not an event but a process that takes time to see the fruits coming forth.
“We will continue to hold peace4 dialogue meeting in various places as you know peace building is not an event but a process” said the NCIC CEO.
PHOTO/Pristone Mambili: Rift Valley regional Coordinator Mwongo Chimwanga (centre) flanked by Nakuru County Commissioner Joshua Nkanatha and NCIC Chief Executive Officer Mohammed Hassan addressing media in Nakuru.