By Farah Adan
Wajir Governor Ahmed Abdullahi has pledged his administration would construct residential houses for non-local teachers in far flung areas in order to boost their morale.
Speaking in Bute town on Saturday when he led political leaders from the county as well as some from the neighboring counties in marking Wajir North education day, Governor Abdullahi said that local leaders will work with the National government to ensure security is provided for the teachers in the wake of increased terror threats.
The best students, teachers and schools in Wajir North sub-county were awarded with books and trophies among other goodies.
The leaders who spoke in one voice condemned the recent extra judicial killings in several parts of the region reportedly executed by undercover government agents.
They warned against such moves saying it will only result in increased radicalization in the area.
The function was also attended by Deputy Governor Abdihafidh Yarrow, County women rep. Mrs Fatuma Ibrahim, MPs Abass Sheikh, Wajir East, Abdullahi Diriye, Wajir south, Mohamed Elmi, Tarbaj, Abdikadir Ore, Wajir West, Abdikadir Aden, Balambala, Abass Ibrahim, Ijara and Abdiaziz Farah, Mandera East.
County Assembly speaker Mr. Bishar Omar and Assembly clerk Osman Mohamed as well several MCAs also graced the occasion.
Others were Former area MP and current member of Parliamentary service Commission Dr. Abdullahi Ali, Businessman Ahmed Abdullahi (Yare), TSC Commissioner Saadia Kontoma, Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) Commissioner Fatuma Ali Samaan and County Education Officials led by CEC Mrs. Habiba Hussein.