Matiang’i said the politicians’ move was not serious as some of their top leaders had no idea how the security sector worked, saying that under his leadership there had been a drop in the crime rate as well as better working conditions for the police. officers.
The feisty CS was responding to comments from the VP and his team at a rally in Embu last week. DP running mate Rigathi Gachagua asked the officers to raise their concerns which the vice president will address if he comes to power.
“DP Ruto is unhappy with the frustrations and helplessness our officers are going through and he has instructed us to gather their opinions on how they want this to be handled,” Gachagua said.
“They know absolutely nothing about security. Some of them were the ones who sold the police air and bullets for $900, but they would have to buy a lot less. If they were still in charge, we wouldn’t have made the progress we’ve made.” said CS.
In an attack on the vice president, Matiang’i said he made no contribution regarding security on the national security council.
“I actually sit with some of them on the National Security Council and they’ve never said a word about the police. Ignore these jokers,” he added. said Matiangi.
The CS which distanced itself from allegations of planning to help the Azimio coalition in the August polls was speaking at a meeting with private sector players on election readiness.