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Defiant bars,clubs in Nakuru put on notice

A liquor store. Photo/Business for sale.
Nakuru County Commissioner Erastus Mbui has put on notice bar owners who have continued to defy government directive on bars during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Addressing media in Nakuru,the county Commissioner revealed that they have received information of some bar owners who have continued to operate their bars business secretly.
While responding  to an incident where 4 people were found locked up in a bar and enjoying their drinks contravening the directive on bars,the County Commissioner said the 4 have already been put under forced quarantine.
He warned bar owners that those who will be found operating behind locked doors will face full force of the law including their licenses being revoked.
“Those locking people in their bars and continuing with their businesses  will face full force of the law with their licenses being revoked” he said.
In addition,the County Commissioner who is also the chair Security team at the County level says those who will be found will also be put under forced quarantine at their own cost.
Meanwhile,a multi-agency security team has been formed.
According to Mbui,the team will help seal the loopholes in ensuring compliance to the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the government.
He however  warned members of the team against leaking any  sensitive information that they risk being sacked.
The County Commissioner also putting to task all administration officers including the Chiefs that any  administrator in whose area illegal gatherings take place will be punished.
“Any action we take we won’t have any apologies to make until we ensure our people are safe” said.
This even as those who violate the restrictions of movement trying to come to Nakuru from Nairobi through Kiambu will be taken to forced quarantine.
Martin Gicinga

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