President Uhuru Kenyatta in his madaraka day speech hints on reopening of schools and worship centres and asks the ministry of interior to finalise on the guidelines to be put in place to make the movement effective and safe.
He said that his thoughts goes to students who are in their final year of education and preparing for their national exams amid covid 19 their completion was put to hold and difficulties they might be facing.
He has also ordered the release of two billion shillings from the treasury to the hospitality sector where hotels like Fairmont and serana to cushion them due to Covid 19 sacked its workers and many employees have lost their jobs.
The hospitality sector has become the most affected because the domestic and international tourists are not visiting as before due to the rise of Coronavirus. Restaurants and hotels have been forced to close their businesses.
The president asked citizens to follow the guidelines that will be given by the interior to keep congregations and students in schools and churches safe.
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