Leaders from Isiolo County have called on the National Government and all the relevant security agencies to end the perennial border disputes in the area.
Led by Isiolo county boss Dr Mohammed Kuti, the leaders called on residents who fled Eldera following insecurity and had pitched camp in Garbatulla town since early July to return to their homes since the government had intensified security by setting up a police camp and deploying Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) officers.
The governor condemned the attacks that occurred in Eldera adding that the County government has already bought a land cruiser and five more will be purchased to ease the surveillance process at insecurity prone areas.
He regretted that for years, the county has been affected by insecurity owing to cattle rustling, community clashes, retaliatory attacks and boundary disputes thus affecting locals and development.
Kuti lauded the national government’s efforts to boost security as it tries to bring to an end the long-standing conflict that has rocked Garbatulla Sub County for years.
Governor Kuti however pointed out the need by the national government to boost security to pave way for construction of Isiolo-Modogashe-Mandera road which is funded by World Bank
Isiolo Woman Representative Rehema Jaldesa called on well-wishers to support the resettling of displaced families.
Isiolo South MP Abdi Koropu and his Isiolo North counterpart Hassan Odha called on the national government through Interior CS Dr. Fred Matiang’i to bring to book all those behind the border clashes in the area.