President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday after announced a cessation of movement in and out of Nairobi as a raft of measures begin to take effect as coronavirus claimed the 2 more people in Kenya yesterday bringing the total to 16.
While speaking from State House Nairobi, the president said that the partial lock down would last for 21 days affecting the Nairobi Metropolitan which includes parts of Kiambu, Machakos and Kajiado counties.
“There shall be cessation of all movement by road, rail or air in and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan Area and the counties of Kilifi, Kwale and Mombasa for 21 days with effect from 7:00 pm on Monday, 6th April, 2020.” said the President.
The president further revealed that from a pool of 4000 tested cases, 16 had turned out positive bringing the total to 158 cases so far.
Uhuru also directed the National Treasury to use recovered corruption money amounting to 2 billion shillings to provide food to the urban slum dwellers.
Photo: Kiharu Mp Ndindi Nyoro (Source/Facebook)
In reacting to the president's cessation of movement speech, Kiharu Mp Ndindi Nyoro applauded the move but moved short of warning the president of an impending revolution if he fails to appropriately act.
"Revolutions across the world are caused by poor and hungry people who become poorer, hungrier and angrier during the periods of shock." said Nyoro in a late night facebook post.
On criticizing the president's speech, the outspoken Tanga Tanga Mp said "The King's speech must never be left to interpretation occasioned by ambiguities. Not when listeners are keen on every word. So far so good. But prudence is the 1st chapter in the book of leadership in crisis. In short, lock down and give your people food."
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