KENYA: President Kenyatta Calls for Collaboration to Handle Drug Menace

MOMBASA, AUGUST 28, 2015(CISA) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has called upon all leaders to join hands and work with security agencies to ensure elimination of drugs and substance abuse and traffickers made to pay for their crimes in Coast region.

“My administration will not relent. We shall destroy any vessel on land, sea or air that is confirmed to be carrying drugs,” Capital FM news quoted President Kenyatta as saying.

President Kenyatta said that the government will not allow illicit brewers, drug traffickers and sellers to destroy lives and will intensify operations against them across the entire region.

President Kenyatta spoke when he opened this year’s Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) Mombasa International Show at the Mombasa show ground, Mkomani in August 27.

President Kenyatta further appealed to parents whose children have disappeared to work closely with security agencies to ensure they return.

“Work with political, religious and community leaders to rehabilitate the youth,” President Kenyatta told the security committees.

He applauded efforts that are restoring security in the coast region adding that as a result the tourism industry has started recovering.

As the government implements several projects to improve the lives of Kenyans, President Kenyatta called on coast residents to guard against tribalism and divisive politics.

“Kenya belongs to all of us and we should work together in harmony to build the country that we will all be proud of,”concluded the Head of State.


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