Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has stated that the security system is ready for the general elections on August 9, 2022.
The CS spoke during the pass-out parade of 298 direct entry inspectorate cadet officers on Thursday at the National Police College Main Campus in Kiganjo, Nyeri County.President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the ceremony.
"We are ready under your command to follow the instructions you have given us to ensure that we keep our country secure and safe, and that we are ready to preside over and support the IEBC in conducting general elections this year," Matiang'i said.
He went on to say that the police will only carry out their duties in accordance with the law.
"We will do everything in accordance with the law." Sometimes we are asked to do things that are against the law. We will do so strictly in accordance with the law, as instructed by your Excellency."
The CS also praised the president for his assistance to the security sector since taking office as Kenya's president in 2013.
"I can't thank you enough for the guidance you've provided us. It takes leadership to get to where we are today, and it is entirely due to your dedication that we have arrived at this point, not just in this service but in many sectors of our country's security departments," Matiang'i said.
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