Olympic champion new Kirengero station OCS

The new Kirengero station OCS Richard Mateelong.PHOTO/Courtesy.

Richard Mateelong is the new OCS Kirengero Police station in Kabazi, Subukia.

The new OCS was on Wednesday welcomed by  Community leaders among them area MCA Dr.Peter Mbae at Kabazi centre.

The officer is a renown Kenyan long-distance runner who participated in the 3000 metre steeplechase.

He won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and he has two World Championship medals in the discipline.

He first attended a meeting of owners of hotels and eateries with Subukia and Kabazi PHOs to update them on the new regulations by the Ministry of health on reopening and later attended a consultative meeting made up of religious leaders, local chiefs, business owners, youth rep, bodaboda leaders and human rights.

The meeting of leaders at Kabazi centre to welcome the new OCS.

MCA Mbae say they have already raised major issues to engage on including alcoholism, bhang peddling, gambling and general security issues around Kabazi centre.

“We have alot of faith in him and his ability to work with all stakeholders to drive Kabazi forward” he said.

The MCA also  thanking  Nakuru County Commander and Regional Commander for the posting.

 

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