County Commissioner Boaz Cherotich has appealed to radicalized youth in the Area to surrender before the official pardoning period is over. Speaking at his office in

Mbale Town,Vihiga County,Cherotich assured them that the youths who give in will be rehabilitated by the government after leaving the terror group which has been staging several attacks on Kenyan soil. “Those who had joined the terror group should come back to their senses and seek forgiveness before the period expires or else they will be dealt with,” said Cherotich. He revealed that in a bid to ensure that the youths surrender; he has met several Muslim Leaders in the area to talk to their followers who might have been radicalized and lured by the Al-Shabaab. “I have held meetings with Muslim leaders and next week we still have another meeting with them so that they can talk to their members to surrender,” reassured Cherotich. “Security starts with all of us and we must be very vigilant to defeat criminal acts in our midst,” added Cherotich.

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