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 that Nakuru being a frontier county, the county appreciate the measures unveiled and pledge to support to the fullest possible.
In addition, the county boss also making an to Kenappeal appeal to Kenyans to appreciate that all measures taken by the government are in their best interest.
“We must embrace the measures for the long term good of the nation” said Kinyanjui.
He said the measures are inorder especially after it emerged that people moving from areas of infection to areas of low risk is a major threat to the containment of COVID-19.
It should be noted that President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday announced restriction of movement to and from Nairobi Metropolitan,Kilifi,Kwale and Mombasa counties to avert the spread of COVID-19.