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Nairobi MCAs urges government to arrest insecurity as Christmas approaches

By Winnie Onyando November 23rd, 2022 1 min read

Members of the Nairobi County Assembly have asked Governor Johnson Sakaja in collaboration with the national government to urgently address the issue of insecurity in the county as Christmas season approaches.

The MCAs have called on the government to come up with ways to arrest rising insecurity, which is getting to worrying levels.

Lindi Ward MCA, Jera Ochieng’ said that most people who engaged in criminal activities are youths aged between 14 and 18 years.

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“There many school-going youths who have taken up crime. We need to start right from schools and sensitise these youths about the dangers of crime,” said Ochieng’.

He also said that if the older members of community are sensitized on insecurity issues, they will be able to pass down the message to the younger generation, hence reducing such cases.

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Majority Whip Moses Nyangaresi Ogeto also called on the government to invest in job creation as a way of keeping the youths busy.

“Our youths need jobs. Most of them bought the Kazi ni Kazi slogan,” he said.

He challenged the government to not only focus on security within the CBD but also within the Wards.

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