Nakuru politician Samuel Kimani Murage has launched a fumigation exercise to complement the government’s effort in the fight against COVID-19.
Addressing the media in Nakuru town on Saturday during the launch, Murage who is the Founder SK Murage Foundation said the fight against the spread of COVID-19 cannot be left to the government alone but it is a collective responsibility.
The fumigation exercise will be carried out in various parts of Bahati Sub County starting with Kiamaina trading centre.
They will also visit schools, Hospitals, police stations among other public places for the same exercise.
“We are launching this fumigation exercise for Bahati people for we believe it is time for all of us to play a role in the fight against COVID-19.It is not what the government should do for you but what you can do as an individual” said Murage.
Murage who has declared interest for the Bahati Parliamentary seat come 2022, also calling on residents to continue adhering to the COVID-19 containment measures such as hand washing, sanitizing, wearing of masks and keeping social distance.
He added that locals should now take personal responsibility in the fight against COVID-19 with infections now at community level.
“We want to appeal to our people to continue observing the COVID-19 containment measures” he said.
Similar sentiments echoed by Stephen Mwangi-a youth from Bahati constituency.
While noting that schools had resumed partially for candidates and grade 4, Mwangi stated that everyone in society should play their part in the fight against COVID-19.
“We have our brothers and sisters in schools and that is why as Team SK Murage we want to play our part in the fight against spread of COVID-19 through this exercise” said Mwangi.
Grace Wangui- a resident of Bahati lauding Murage for the gesture that will see area youths take part in the fumigation exercise.
According to Wangui, this will go a long way in boosting the efforts towards the fight on COVID-19 in the area.
“We are very grateful for this exercise that has been launched for Bahati. This is a clear communication that COVID-19 is real and we all have to take responsibility” said Ms Wangui.