COVID-19:Nakuru to deploy security,health officers at border points to ensure compliance

The county government of Nakuru has announced immediate deployment of Public health officers and security officers at border points to ensure compliance to the new directives announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a statement to newsrooms,Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui while welcoming the  directive by the President on movement in and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan said Nakuru shall with immediate effect ensure full compliance of his instructions. “Public health officers and security personnel will be deployed to our border points effective midnight today to ensure compliance” said Kinyanjui. He added…

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Co-op Bank donates Sh100m towards the fight of COVID-19

Co-operative Bank has become the first corporate to act towards fighting COVID-19. The Corporate has contributed sh 100 million to the COVID-19 emergency Fund. Through a statement,the Co-operative Bank noted the critical moment in the country. “This is critical moment for our country Kenya.The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest crisis of our time particularly in the effort to source critical life saving Medical supplies and equipment especially ventilators that are in short supply globally” read the statement. The statement signed by co-operative Bank Group Managing Director Dr.Gideon Muriuki…

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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 County launches fumigation exercise to contain COVID-19

The County Government of Nakuru has launched massive fumigation exercise on  businesses premises and walkways to contain the spread it COVID-19 pandemic. The exercise is conducted by fire fighters and officers from the public health department using the County fire engine. According to County Health CECM Dr. Gichuki Kariuki,excercise will continue in all other urban centers across all sub-Counties. He added that the spraying will be carried out at night because all businesses are closed and no human movement due to 7pm-5am curfew. “We are doing it at night since…

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