All Kenyan airports to undergo massive improvement to curb terrorism
Nairobi, April 22 (NNN-KBC) Security at all Kenyan airports are set for a massive improvement in efforts to combat terrorism and high level crime at transit points.
This will be undertaken by a joint venture of the Kenya Wildlife Service and the Kenya Airports Authority.
The project entails training of security personnel, and the upgrading of security equipment.
Transport Minister Ali Chirau Mwakwere said recent terrorist attacks has prompted security agencies and civil aviation sectors to collaborate to ensure safety at the airports.
Kenya Wildlife Services director Julius Kipng'etich said the newly established courses for Kenya Airport Authority security recruits is in line with emerging security risks posed by technological advancements.
Kenya Airports Authority Managing Director George Muhoho says 365 Airports security officers have undergone training at Manyani field training school describing it a clear indication of the government's commitment to enhance safety at the airports.