COVID-19:Hindu Council of Kenya-Nakuru Chapter makes donation to County government

Officials from the county Government of Nakuru led by Acting Chief Officer Water Eng. Johnson Kamau and Chief Officer for Disaster Management Ms Anne Njenga receive donations from the  Chairperson Hindu Council of Kenya- Nakuru Chapter Mr Shailesh Sheth.PHOTO/NGPU.

The Hindu Council of Kenya- Nakuru Chapter has boosted the County Government of Nakuru’s preventive measures by donating various equipment towards the same.

The Council has donated buckets, water drums and protective equipment to the County Government of Nakuru in an aim to aid prevention measures against Covid-19.

Chairperson of the council Mr Shailesh Sheth says the items will be placed at various markets across the County.

“We all have to play our role during this difficult times and that is why as Council we have donated these to help the people” he said.

The items were received by Acting Chief Officer Water Eng. Johnson Kamau and Chief Officer for Disaster Management Ms Anne Njenga.

The duo commending the Hindu Council of Kenya- Nakuru Chapter for the gesture saying it will a long way in assisting the residents of Nakuru.

Chief Officer for Disaster Management Ms Anne Njenga also reiterating the need for Kenyans to observe the guidelines issued by the government through the Ministry of health.

“We want to commend the Hindu Council of Kenya- Nakuru Chapter for this gesture and we call on Nakuru residents and Kenyans as whole to observe the guidelines issued as far as precaution measures are concerned” she said.

The County Government of Nakuru has dedicated 0724 320 853 and 0722 337 018 for residents to report suspected Covid-19 cases.

This even as Inspector General of Police Hilary Mutyambai  warned of tough action on anyone violating the night curfew that kicked off Friday, as part of measures by the government to minimize the spread of corona virus.

The 7pm to 5am curfew was decreed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday, and subsequently gazetted by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi.

Only people offering 20 essential services are exempted from the curfew, including the security forces, medical personnel and the media.