Sirma urges NSIS officers to be vigilant.
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East Africa Community Minister Musa Sirma has expressed disapproval of the work done by the National security Intelligence service (NSIS) Officers saying that they have relaxed in their lines of duties.
Sirma regretted that the NISS department has failed to provide intellect information about the massive threats and attacks from Al shaabab terror group.
Addressing a multitude of residents at Malaba primary school during a commemoration to mark two years of achievement since the launce of East Africa Community protocol, Sirma revealed that the NISS Officers have stopped performing their duties and have now engaged themselves in a chasing around mission with politicians spying on them while in political forums.
‘‘The intelligence officers have stopped performing what they were trained on and are now chasing around with politicians instead of providing the vital information about the massive invade by terror groups that has raised fear among the Kenya residents,” he said.
“I am appealing to NISS department to crack down the Alshaabab group and stop hide and seek play with politicians to provide security to the nation.’’ Sirma added.
As the Nation is headed towards an imperative exercise of general election, the Minister called upon the government to step in to ensure that the Intelligence group is doing their work in a bid to protect the country ahead of the exercise.
He also asked the residents to report any persons they suspect to be a threat to their security to police station and relevant authorities
His sentiments were echoed by assistant Minister for Labor Sospeter Ojaamong who expressed concern over the adamancy and reluctance of the NISS Officers calling upon them to work for the nation and shun pursuing politicians.