Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Protection for Obama's grandmother

The Kenya Police has increased the staff to protect the home of "Mama" Sarah Obama, the Kenyan grandmother of U.S. President, Barack Obama, to prevent possible terrorist attacks in revenge for the death of yet leader of the Islamist terrorist Al Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden. Africa Review digital media reported that Stephen Chetek, local police chief of the Kenyan town of Siaya, where Kogelo, a hamlet in which Obama's grandmother lives, "decided to strengthen the security of Obama's relatives after Terrorist threats have received three days ago.

Chetek said of Obama home in Kenya would have continuously monitored and be subject to mandatory inspection of all visitors. Several local leaders, including former mayor of Siaya, Obiero Otara, expressed their fears about the future security of Kogelo, as "Mama" Obama could be the target of terrorist attacks.

Kenyan security forces have also increased their presence on the border with Somalia (North), where the radical Al-Shabab militant group allegedly linked to al Qaeda, fighting against the Somali Transitional Federal Government, backed by the international community, for control the territory.

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki, welcomed on Monday the death of the terrorist, who, in his words, "believes that planned" simultaneous bombings of August 7, 1998 against U.S. embassies in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, and in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam. Obama said Monday the death of Bin Laden after an operation by U.S.

Special Forces in Pakistan.

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