The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

Leave for all Police Officers cancelled

Get back to work

All National Police Officers have been asked to report back to work

All National Police Officers have been asked to report back to work.

In a statement from Vigilance House seen by Pulselive.co.ke, police officers were requested to resume work due to the upcoming census.

"Please note that you are all directed to ensure that all officers on leave are asked to report back to their duty stations by Thursday 22-08-2019," the statement read.

"Officers will be informed on when to resume or take their leave at a later date," the statement by the Deputy Inspector General Japhet Koome added.

ADVERTISEMENT

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics will start counting people on the night of August 24 and continue up to August 31, 2019. 

Tight security

Kenyans were urged by Senator Irungu Kang'ata to move back to their rural homes during the census in order to be counted there which will aid in the distribution of resources.

"Resources will be distributed according to the number of people in an area and the need of a specific county," the Murang'a Senator said during an interview.

ADVERTISEMENT

The purpose of the exercise is to get reliable and detailed data on the size and distribution of the population in the country.

Police will be keeping vigilance during the exercise to prevent possible attacks in cities and towns where crime rates are high.

Information being sought

Kenyans have been informed that the census enumerators and supervisors will have an official badge stating their names and ID number. 

ADVERTISEMENT

They will wear orange and maroon reflector jackets which will have a government logo on the right and a census one on the left.

Personal information regarding age, gender, date of birth, nationality/ethnicity, religion, mental status, place of birth, marital status and migration status, persons with a disability, education, and occupation will be asked.

Information regarding access and ownership of ICT equipment and services, crop farming, livestock and aquaculture, housing characteristics and ownership of assets will also be part of the questions asked.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Ruto explains why plane used for the U.S. state visit cost Sh10M & not Sh200M

Ruto explains why plane used for the U.S. state visit cost Sh10M & not Sh200M

KDF sets strict rules on use of aircraft by politicians

KDF sets strict rules on use of aircraft by politicians

Career profile of Haiti's Prime Minister appointed ahead of Kenya Police deployment

Career profile of Haiti's Prime Minister appointed ahead of Kenya Police deployment

KRA raids radio station owned by Governor Abdulswamad Nassir [Video]

KRA raids radio station owned by Governor Abdulswamad Nassir [Video]

Ministry of Education revises half-term dates for Term Two

Ministry of Education revises half-term dates for Term Two

UDA cracks whip on Kuria, Murkomen, Sudi & other leaders to contain growing rift

UDA cracks whip on Kuria, Murkomen, Sudi & other leaders to contain growing rift

KUCCPS considers 5 reasons for inter-university transfer [How To Apply]

KUCCPS considers 5 reasons for inter-university transfer [How To Apply]

Profile of woman who scammed bank CEO millions by invoking Raila's name

Profile of woman who scammed bank CEO millions by invoking Raila's name

KDF officer helps hunt down daughter's fugitive boyfriend after 2 years on the run

KDF officer helps hunt down daughter's fugitive boyfriend after 2 years on the run

ADVERTISEMENT