SGA Security obtains the PSRA license to operate as a private security company

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SGA Security has obtained an operational license from the Private Security Regulatory Authority (PSRA), becoming the first Level 1 private security company to acquire such certification in accordance with government regulations.

The acquisition of the license is in line with the Private Security Regulation Act which directs every private security agency to obtain a mandatory PSRA license to operate in Kenya. The Private Security Regulatory Authority (PRSA) has been tasked with vetting and licensing all private security companies under the Private Security Regulation Act 2016.

Speaking at the official PSRA license handover, PSRA Managing Director Fazul Mahamed congratulated SGA on this huge milestone, a reflection of continued performance in delivering a wide range of security services that contribute the security of customers’ homes and businesses. .

“SGA Kenya Limited is commended for being a reputable private security provider, complying with private security legislation. The five-year PSRA license is a certification of registration, a confirmation of SGA’s commitment to continue to revolutionize the security industry by offering practical solutions, professionalism and efficiency,” said Mr. Fazul .

(L to R) Jackson Mbuthia, Chief Commercial Officer of SGA Group, Fazul Mahamed, Chief Executive of the Private Security Regulatory Authority (PSRA), Julius Delahaije, Chairman and CEO of SGA Group, Jeremy Van Tongeren , Vice Chairman of SGA Group, and Lucas Ndolo, Country Director of SGA Kenya. SGA Security has received the PSRA license which is mandatory for all private security companies in Kenya to be licensed by the regulatory body. PHOTO / COURTESY

Upon receiving the PSRA license, CEO and Chairman of the SGA Group, Julius Delahaije, thanked the PSRA for its leadership in establishing a regulatory structure through the compulsory license that will ensure that companies in private security are operated in accordance with established principles.

“At SGA, our pillars prioritize integrity to provide our clients with innovative security solutions rooted in sustainability for the benefit of the safety and security of our community, not only here in Kenya, but also through our presence in Uganda and Tanzania. The PSRA license granted to us today is proof of our continued commitment to quality assurance of our varied services ranging from custody, cash in transit, alarm response, tracking and tracing, event security, VIP escorts, security consulting and other technical and IT security related services. facilities,” Delahaije said.

Delahaije was accompanied by Group Vice President Jeremy Van Tongeren, Country Director ASG Kenya Lucas Ndolo and Group Commercial Director Jackson Mbuthia.

Recently, SGA celebrated another milestone by obtaining Intertek’s prestigious International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 18788:2015 certification – the highest standard for any security company in Kenya and the region, in recognition its conduct and compliance with its risk management capability to meet the business requirements of customers and other Security Operations Management System (SOMS) stakeholders.

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