THE final part of an agreement between Mombasa county and the national government for 12 police cars will be signed tomorrow. Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo and Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Ole Lenku are expected in Mombasa to sign the service level agreement.
The contract will give details of how county police vehicles will operate and be serviced.It will also state who will fuel them and how often they will be serviced. The cars have been donated by the Mombasa business community to boost security in the county. "The vehicles will be used from Friday. This will be a big event which you do not want to miss," Mombasa county commander Robert Kitur said yesterday:
On Monday, Mombasa governor Hassan Joho and Kimaiyo signed a Memorandum of Understanding to allow donation of equipment from private individuals and organisations at Harambee House.
The 12 cars will distributed equally in all six constituencies in the county including Kisauni, Nyali, Mvita, Changamwe, Jomvu and Likoni.
"We will officially launch the vehicle operation on Friday after the signing ceremony which will be attended by Kimaiyo and Lenku, among other dignitaries," Joho's head of communication Esther Ingolo said.
The ceremony will take place at the Treasury Square where the vehicles were first unveiled.The cars will be used by officers from the Mombasa county inspectorate, regular police, AP and the CID. The vehicles cost about Sh3.1 million each.