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Elderly Fault Government For The Delayed Payment Of Their Dues

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The elderly in Bungoma county have faulted the national government for delays in paying them their dues of the last four months that were meant to cushion them.

Speaking to the press, the elders claimed that they had not yet been paid their dues for the last four months.

Ann Nabukwanga,84, a resident of Walala village lamented about how disturbed they are when they seek their money from the relevant offices in the area.

She said that they were usually going to take their money from one of the banks in Bungoma town but due to the Ministry of health protocol to control the Covid-19 they ordered them to go to the centers they would be told to visit to get paid their dues.

She stated that after the change, they have been rounded up while being told to wait and continue to st strategies to be addressed.

She called on the government through the relevant department to intervene and provide appropriate procedures that will help them get the money quickly.

It should be noted that the national government registered older persons over the age of 70 years nationwide so that they could be paid Ksh 2,000 monthly

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