According to the college Principal Omar Osman, they had requested the area County Commissioner to deploy more security personnel to the institution to fend off any terrorists attack.
Following the terror incident that has occurred at Garissa University College on early this morning, the institution has formerly requested the local county commissioner to provide armed security to ensure our children are safe from marauding terror gangs, however, we were told the government has no such arrangements"
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The County Commissioner responded by saying that the government did not have enough security officers to deploy at the institution. Students will be required to apply to other KMTC institution across the country.
The same script seems to have been applied at the Migori Teachers Training College after 200 in service teachers undertaking Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) and special education courses left for home following fears of terror attacks.
Guards manning the college were given instructions not to allow any suspicious characters into the institution premises. Migori County Police Commander David Kirui was quoted as saying:
"I do not want to pre-empt our investigations at this moment but I ask all members of the public to be on high alert. Colleges and schools are potential target,"
"Supermarkets, markets and other public places have also been noted as potential hotspots…"