COVID-19: Nakuru sets up new markets as a precautionary measure

Traders in Nakuru county have been urged to adhere to the new precaution measures to avert spread or exposure to covid-19.  According to a communication from the county government, the new market designated sites will help serve as a de-congestion measure in the main markets.  The County of Nakuru has further abolished all market days across the county but the markets will be open on other days except the designated market days.  According to the new market places as outlined by the County Government of Nakuru,Nasha Market traders will now operate at Afraha stadium,wakulima market wholesale and…

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County Jubilee Party official faults Governor Kinyanjui for ignoring public sensitization on COVID-19

Nakuru County Jubilee Party Branch Secretary General faults Governor Kinyanjui for ignoring public sensitization on COVID-19. The Branch Secretary Kiplang’at Cheruiyot aka Mtumishi has taken up the step of sensitizing public on Coronavirus but faulting the County Government of fake public relations, poor drainage and poor roads in Nakuru. He says Governor Lee Kinyanjui is in slumber over the issue. Cheruiyot has called on the county government leadership to wake up from their slumber and start serious public sensitization on COVID-19. Speaking on Wednesday at Nessuit in Njoro Sub County…

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Assembly vows to ensure no extra levies even as Nakuru becomes City

The County assembly of Nakuru has assured residents that no high rates will be charged contrary to the legal requirements even as Nakuru moves to become a city. Addressing media outside the County assembly buildings, the Nakuru County assembly speaker Joel Maina Kairu said the Finance Act is very clear on how levies are imposed. He noted that the fact that Nakuru is becoming a city does not automatically mean the high levies will be charged contrary to the law. According to Speaker Kairu, the Finance Bill is what will…

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Youths plead with Governor Kinyanjui over huge bid bonds for tenders, contracts

Youths in Nakuru County have raised concerns over what they term is huge amount charged in form of bid bonds as security for their tenders. A bid bond is issued as part of a supply bidding process by the contractor to the project owner, to provide guarantee, that the winning bidder will undertake the contract under the terms at which they bid. According to them, the amount charged is huge and some youths cannot afford the bid security hence losing out on tenders. Through Nakuru County Youth and Governance Chair…

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Youth leader calls on MCAs to expedite on Nakuru County Youth Board draft Bill

Pushing for Nakuru County Youth Board

Nakuru County Youth and Governance chairman Daniel Kimani has called on the County assembly of Nakuru to expedite on the Nakuru County Youth Board draft Bill that is before the County Assembly. In an interview, Kimani said the Bill will go a long way in addressing challenges the youths in Nakuru County have been facing on matters employment. He says if the Bill sails through then it will see the establishment of a Board to handle matters youths and employment in Nakuru County. According to Kimani, youths in Nakuru County…

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TSC bows to pressure, transfers two teachers from Nakuru’s Jamhuri Primary school

The Teachers’ Service Commission has bowed to pressure and transferred two teachers from Nakuru’s Jamhuri Primary school following complaints from Parents. Parents through the Board of Management had complained of mismanagement of the school by the school head teacher Ms Beatrice Nyawira. The parents a week ago held demonstrations demanding that Teachers Service Commission transfers the head teacher from the school. They had also raised concerns over security of the pupils accusing one of the teachers for allegedly practicing devil worship within the school and trying to recruit the pupils.…

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