Mourners during a funeral service for Senior Private Joshua Munyoki Charles, a KDF soldier from Kitui County on February 25, 2016. He was was killed in an Al-Shabaab attack in El-Adde, Somalia, on January 15. PHOTO | THOMAS WAITA |NATION MEDIA GROUP
The Governor lauded the national government for increased investment toward matters of state security and suggested lobbying the international community for extra military assistance to put an end to cases of terror attack in Kenya.
His sentiments were echoed by Kitui Central MP Makali Mulu who as well urged the state to consider putting up a monument in honour of the fallen soldiers.