Youth leader lauds county measures on COVID-19

Nakuru County Youth leader Dan Kimani at a past function.PHOTO/Pristone Mambili.


Nakuru County Youth and Governance chairman Daniel Kimani has commended  Nakuru county CECM  for health Dr.Gichuki Kariuiki and county Emergency Response team for good work they have been doing in the fight against COVID-19.

In an interview,Kimani said the measures put in place will go long way in addressing the dangers that come with the Corona virus menace.
“As youth we want to commend the CEC Dr.Kariuki and the entire response team for the measures put in place”he said.
He once again insisted that the virus can only be overcome through team.
It’s for this reason the youth leader has appealed on the county government teamo Nakuru and the emergency response team to ensure they work as a team as witnessed in the national team.
“We are calling on the county government to ensure team work as we have seen in the national government. This will help the people of nakuru to have confidence on county team”said Kimani.
The youth leader also calling on residents of Nakuru to maintain high class of hygiene for their own benefits and family.
His sentiments coming when the County Multi-sectoral Committee on COVID-19 on Monday announced the de-congestion of all markets in Nakuru.
A move that the youth leader has welcomed.
“We support Governor Kinyanjui on decogesting markets and also encourage on decogesting matatu stage” he said.
The youth leader has also appealed to the county Committee on COVID-19 to ensure street Children are also no left behind in the fight against corona virus
He says with high population of street Children within Nakuru town,there is need for county to consider providing sanitizers to them as a measure.
“The street children should also not be left behind.  We appeal to the county government to ensure they provide sanitizers to them in town” said Kimani.

Teachers in Rift Valley warned against private tuition

Teachers and parents within the Rift Valley region have been warned against conducting private tuition for pupils who are at home following the closure of schools by the government.

Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya said that some teachers and parents have been secretly conducting private tuition for their children in schools and at home.

He noted that the main aim of the schools closure by the government was to minimize the congregation of people adding that private tuition amounts to a gathering.

Speaking in his office ,Natembeya said that security officers will be on the look out for schools,homes,parents and teachers engaging in private tuition with the aim of nabbing them.

“As the security team, we want to warn those teachers and schools engaging in private tuition and tell them that it is illegal and it should stop,”he said.

He called on parents to allow their children to stay at home and await for further directions form the government.

President Uhuru Kenyatta last week announced closure of all learning institutions in the country amid the outbreak of the corona virus .

According to the order, all learning institutions must be closed by Friday this week.

President Kenyatta was not open on how long the learning institutions will remain closed.

The government  has already announced the roll out of digital learning where pupils will be taken through lessons via radio programmes to be broadcast on national radio.


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