More than 900,000 people employed in private sector which is currently worth more than 100billion are set to benefit from training to enhance their skills and use of advanced equipments following the launch of the first ever private security training institution in Eldoret Uasin Gishu county.
Speaking during the launch of the school interior PS Dr. Raymond Omolo has said the government has started a process to issue security force numbers to private guards who will be undergoing training to enable them detect and effectively respond to current and emerging security threats.
The Permanent secretary has also reiterated government commitment to offer protective gear and tactical vehicles to security officers in this financial year 2023/24.
The security training institute named Miale security training institution is set to transform the security sector through its curriculum and training guidelines.
Present during the launch of the institution were Dr Eddyson Nyale County commissioner Uasin Gishu,CEOs and chairpersons of private security firms and union officials of private security firms.