Nakuru Deputy Governor Dr.Erick Korir has reiterated the County Government’s commitment towards cushioning the vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking at the county headquarters when he dispatched assorted food items and non food items that will offer relief to various groups of religious organizations and Persons Living With Disability, Dr.Korir said plans are underway to ensure all vulnerable groups are reached.
“Under the program, widows, the elderly, PLWDs, the sick, residents of slum areas, and flower farm employees who were laid off are key beneficiaries of the donations” said Dr.Korir.
The consignment to the first religious group comprised of 2,000 litres of cooking oil, 10,000kg maize flour, 5,400 kgs of dry maize and 4,000 pieces of bar soaps.
The food distributed to the religious group was handed over to Apostle William Kimani of Kingdom Seekers Ministry and will cushion needy members of the congregation..
The County Government of Nakuru has also commissioned 4500kgs of dry beans, 8750 kgs of maize flour, 4000 pieces of bar soaps and 1700 litres of cooking oil that will benefit Church ministers within the County.
The program will also see Persons with Disability receive 8010 kgs of dry beans ,19500kgs of maize flour ,5016 pieces of bar soaps and 3300 litres of cooking oil.
The DG reiterating that the gesture is in line with the distribution going on in all wards that was started by the Governor Lee Kinyanjui with approval of the County Assembly aimed at cushioning county residents from the effects of COVID-19 pandemic.