Security is a pillar to development- Mukandasira
â€‹The Governor of the Western Province Caritas Mukandasira has called on residents of Nyabihu District to work closely with security organs saying the security is the pillar to development and their welfare.
The governor made the remarks during a meeting held on April 27 that drew local leaders of Jomba, Muringa, Rurembo, Rambura, and Karago sectors of Nyabihu District.
The meeting that was also attended by the Western Region Police Commander (RPC) Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Bertin Mutezintare, aimed at sensitizing local leaders to be involved in crime prevention drive.
â€œThe best way you can contribute to building a safer community is through working closely with Rwanda National Police and other security organs,Â and provide every information about anything suspicious ,â€ said Governor Mukandasira.
The governor particularly pointed out the security situation in the province is calm but emphasized the need to always be on alert against anyone who would cause any form of insecurity in their communities.
â€œRwanda is where it is because people are dedicated to ensuring public safety; if you all came on board, there is no doubt our levels of public safety would be among the best in the world and we would take our country far,â€ said Mukandasira.
In his remarks at the meeting, ACP Mutezintare told them that itâ€™s a responsibility for everyone to be cautious of their security.
â€œMatters of security are not reserved to security institutions, itâ€™s a responsibility for every citizen; if you want security organs to ensure your safety, you need to be part of it; this is why you are encouraged to sensitize people in your localities to always take part in neighborhood watch program,â€ the RPC.
ACP Mutezintare outlined major crimes including drug abuse, Gender Based Violence, Human Trafficking among others and advised them to always report to police whenever they detect such crimes and others.