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Nimba Joint Security Urges Citizens Not To Panic
By Wellington G Patrick, LINA Nimba County Correspondent
SANNIQUELLIE, June 2 (LINA)-The joint security of Nimba County is urging Liberians not to panic over the UNMIL draw-down plan as Liberian security forces have benefited from the requisite international training opportunities aimed at preserving the peace and security of the country.
Making the call on behalf of the joint security in Sanniquellie on Monday, the Police Superintendent of the county, Mr. Morris Temah, assured Nimbians of the joint security’s vigilance and commitment to protecting lives and properties in the county as UNMIL draws down its peace keeping mission in the country.
Temah who is Co-chairman of the joint security unit of the county also told the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Karin Landgren during a recent visit she paid to the county, the need for increased immigration and police responses at border ports in the county.
He said Nimba being a large county with several inland border points with Guinea and Ivory Coast; there was need to put in place a robust border patrol response mechanism, especially in remote regions of the county such as Butuo, Kparblee and Gbi and Doru.
Morris also stressed the for vehicles, regular fuel supply, additional manpower and the construction of police depots in the rural areas of the county, to ensure effective and efficient border patrol in these areas.