Nakuru’s oldest supermarket joins County in COVID-19 war

Nakuru’s oldest and largest wholesale and retail outlet, Gilanis Supermarket has pledged to support the County Government of Nakuru’s efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the Gilani Foundation, the supermarket has donated 35 plastic water tanks of 100 liters capacity each to be installed in designated areas for handwashing purposes. The supermarket has also pledged to print and distribute 1,300 posters and 4,000 flyers on health education and awareness in combating COVID-19. The educative and informative material will be distributed across the county as well as being given to…

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Activist proposes measures to avert possible hunger during post-COVID-19

Nakuru Human rights defender Moses Gitonga has expressed fears of a possible hunger in Kenya once the COVID-19 is over. Gitonga in a phone interview,says the Government through the Ministry of agriculture should ensure farmers are supplied with farm inputs to avert possible hunger during post-COVID-19. While noting that Nakuru is a basket of agriculture,the human rights defender says the COVID-19 has come during period when farmers are supposed to be preparing their farms for planting. He says the county governments should also work closely with national government to ensure…

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Nakuru activist calls on President to declare lockdown

Nakuru based Human rights defender Moses Gitonga has joined other leaders in calling for a total lockdown. He says this is the only way to avert the continued spread of COVID-19. Through a phone interview,Gitonga who is also the chair National Citizen Engagement Forum says Kenya should now be under total lockdown. While faulting a section of Kenyans  for complying with the  dusk to Dawn curfew,the human rights defender says the curfew mean all other laws at that time are suspended hence Kenyans should comply. “In actual we are calling…

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Youths urged to take responsibility in the fight against COVID-19

The government has called on youths to use their various respective groups to help in the war against corona virus. Speaking on Saturday during updates on the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said youth are crucial in the society. He said the population of youths cannot be taken for granted and that is why the government is banking on them. “The youth are a very important component of the society, that is why we want them to work with authorities in their respective regions to…

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Nakuru Governor cautions Kenyans against reluctant behavior in COVID-19 war

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has decried what he terms as a reluctant behaviour by Kenyans in taking serious the instructions being given by the government in the fight against corona virus. Addressing the media in Nakuru, Kinyanjui said that lack of seriousness among Kenyans in combating the spread of the virus might end up being disastrous. He spoke as Nakuru reported two COVID-19 positive cases after two patients who had been quarantined turned positive. Kinyanjui observed that majority of Kenyans were ignoring the social distancing requirement especially during day time.…

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COVID-19;Riftvalley regional command centre to be established in Nakuru

Riftvalley  Regional Commissioner George Natembeya has  revealed the formation of regional command centre in Nakuru for the COVID-19. According to Natembeya,the regional multiagency command centre will be at the Regional headquarters office. He says this is in preparation incase the situation goes to the worst. He says the centre will be the source of all information on COVID-19 in the Riftvalley region which has 14 counties. “We will be calling you soon for the launch of the multiagency Regional command centre on COVID-19.The centre is in readiness incase the situation…

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