The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta has promised his government will not waiver under the attacks of terrorists but instead pursue them and bring them to justice.
Kenyatta made the statements in his address to the nation following an attack on a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital. The President said it is time for Kenya to show their undoubted resolve, adding that all terrorists have since been put out of action but their accomplices will be pursued.
“We will seek out every person that was involved in the funding, planning and execution of this heinous act, we will pursue them wherever they will be and hold them to account,” Kenyatta said.
He said Kenya will now strengthen their security and justice systems to combat attacks of the like
“Multi efforts are underway to detect, deter and defeat all terrorists or groups,” he added.
According to Kenyatta, over 700 civilians were evacuated from the compound from the start of the attack to the end of the operation this morning,
“Emergency crews on site and in hospitals have worked around the clock and we recommend them of their compassionate and resilient character.”
He thanked Kenyans who used social media to give hope to the distressed and preach unity.
“The Kenyans who took to social media to encourage one another and share hope and put to account those distorting information.”
“Dozens of countries are also under attack and we must show our solidarity with them.”
Kenyatta concluded by calling upon Kenyans to return to work and build their nation as well as assuring foreigners and the nation that the country is safe.