Learning institutions in Garissa are under tight security as implemented by the Kenyan government following the recent attack on a Garissa university and the aftermath threats.
Security personnel in Garissa confirmed that all learning institutions in the county will only be opened after a keen security assessment by security teams.
Among the learning institutions that will undergo a special assessment to establish basis for tight security measures include Garissa Teachers College and technical training institute.
These security measures will also include deployment of more security personnel in the learning institutions in the county.
Consequently, the reopening dates of the two learning institutions have been postponed until and when the recommendations are effected to the satisfaction of the county security team.
The government will provide a minimum of 10 police officer on a 24 hour basis to the two institutions and Garissa referral hospital members of staff that have also set aside blocks to accommodate the security officers.
The county government of Garissa has been holding regular meetings with local leaders including religious groups where they agreed to take draft security measures to protect their lives and of the young people in the learning institutions in the county.