Kenya is on high alert following terrorist attack that hit Brussels on Tuesday leaving at least 34 people dead and about 250 others wounded.
According to Mombasa County Commissioner Nelson Marwa, security at the coast has been scaled-up especially during this Easter festivities.
Marwa assured coast resident as well as visitors that security has been heightened at various places including entertainment joints, airports and at ferry point in readiness for any eventuality.
Marwa has warned criminal gangs at the coast region including MRC, Wakali Wao, Wakali Kwanza, terrorist affiliated groups and their sympathizers that no one will be spared in the ongoing crackdowns.
His counterpart Kwale County commissioner Evans Achoki confirmed proper security measures have been put in place to ensure residents are safe.
Kenya’s Interior Ministry Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on his part has called on Kenyan to help security agencies in the counter-terrorism and prevention efforts.
The CS urged Kenyan citizenry to remain vigilant and report to the nearest authorities any suspicious persons, activity, and abandoned items.