Kenya, Nigeria to partner on security to end insurgency

The Kenyan Government on Thursday in Abuja said it was working closely with Nigeria to tackle the security challenges currently facing the two countries.

The Kenyan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Tom Amolo, said both countries signed an agreement on police cooperation when President Uhuru Kenyatta paid a state visit in May.

He said the two countries would share experiences in the area of security and work towards implementing the agreement in the first quarter of 2015.

“On the security side, we have had good discussions at the highest level of both our security networks and they have proved very valuable in providing information which have helped in addressing some of the similar security challenges our countries are going through.

“It (the agreement) hasn’t come to fruition because they (both parties) have not met and that has a lot to do with our current security challenges, Nigeria and Kenya.

“We explored the possibility of having this agreement managed at ambassadorial level but we have come to realise that will not be effective.

“I foresee, with new Inspector-General of Police of Kenya coming in, that we should look at the possibility of the first quarter of 2015; it’s in our programme, ” Mr. A loo said.

“If we look deeper into the challenges of insecurity, we realise that the Kenya people, the Nigerian people themselves have to take up the cudgels for security matters.

“It is not only the police who should be able to challenge these people; if somebody comes in your neighbourhood that you have never seen before, it is incumbent on you to raise the alarm”.

(NAN)


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  • Salisu H. Ibrahim

    The attempt to establish any partnership between Nigeria and Kenya on security matters is tantamount to jeopardizing the interest of Nigerians. Following frequent challenges we read every day and listen in the medias on the Kenyan government challenges to combat the insurgency waged by Alshabab is been cumbersome to tackle. Given the nature of BH insurgency in the country there is no any way Kenyan government can offer any solution to our problem. Let alone the much accusations from their citizens in killing innocent people in the name of searching for the insurgence. We’ve not forgotten in a jiffy how the president Kenyata was arraigned before world court in Hague for criminal offenses. If Gej go ahead , it will be clear that pdp are planning to implore the method Kenyata is using to subvert oppositions using the insecurity as reasons for any attacks/intimidation….

  • KBE

    I do not intend to engage this fellow in any arguement or debate for it appears he is not open to accepting superior arguements. But for the sake of ‘babes’ I make these few clarifications. This whole write up appears set out to rubbish the issue of ordination as being not from God. But God himself said he ordained people in the Old Testament (I guess is the only Christian authority the writer relies upon with the gospels) into offices, Jeremiah 1:5. Jeremiah 3:15. Mark 3:14. There are too many contradictions in this fellow’s submission that it becomes difficult to know where to start. His personal issues with Paul makes him to always arrogate everything in the New Testament except the gospels to Paul and not God. There are many scriptural references that this fellow could be referred that can’t be listed here, but some I will for his personal research and possible digest. Prov. 9:9, Lev. 10:6-11. Ezra 7:10. Jeremiah 3:15. Jeremiah 23:2, ‘feed my people’………is the emphasis in that passage. It is instructive that Jesus the writer referred gave the same instruction 3 times on his last night before Ascension to Peter to teach ( making him a teacher) John 21:15-17. He made ordained them to serve and not to be served should have been a better focus instead of this unnecessary disputations. Like I said earlier the writer made so much contradictions that it becomes difficult to know where to start from. May God guide the readers aright.

    • olutade

      My brother do not bother for by their fruits we shall know them. He has contradicted himself. If his ordination is of flesh what spiritual authority does he have over his congregation since you cannot serve the Lord in flesh but in spirit. Fake pastor.

  • Taiye

    Femi Aribisala is entitled to his opinion. I don’t have to agree or disagree with him on everything he writes weekly.

  • Lola

    “Anyone who wants to protect their god from criticism should hide them in a private vault. All gods – as long as they are unleashed to roam in the public sphere, as long as taxpayers’ money is used to fund their rituals, as long as they are in our faces – are fair game for both ridicule and reverence. Those who blasphemed God with their mouths are also expressing their rights to free speech”.