Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- Security agencies based in the North Eastern region will be supplied with well-equipped machinery to boost the fight against the rag-tag Al Shabaab militia, Kenya's Interior Cabinet Secretary (CS) Kithure Kindiki said on Thursday.

Prof Kindiki said the State has procured enough mobility equipment to be used by security officers in the terror-prone areas.

He said security officers serving in Wajir, Garissa, Mandera and other areas that face the Al Shabaab threat will be given priority when distributing the equipment.

"Next week, we are distributing equipment that includes Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) and Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAPs) to our security officers," the CS said while in Wajir town where he h...