The Mayor of Musanze District, Damascene Habyarimana has asked residents to join efforts with security organs to sustain the existing peace and security in their communities to foster development.
He made the call recently while speaking to residents of Remera Sector, during a regular community security review meeting.
The meeting observed that the overall security was calm, but resolved to strengthen partnership in community policing to further improve the level of security.
“We need to strengthen the existing measures to maintain security in our localities in order for people to have peace be safe to engage in activities that develop them,” Mayor Habyarimana said.
Inspector of Police (IP) Viateur Ntiyamira, the District Community Liaison Officer (DCLO) reiterated the importance of security to social economic well-being of communities.
“There is a strong positive link between security and economic development,” noted IP Ntiyamira.
He, however, lauded the existing partnership which he attributed to the level of security, citing anti-crime clubs and youth volunteers and community policing committees as one of the means through which crimes prevented.