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All Cabinet Secretaries Will Forgo a One-month Salary to Drought Challenge

All Cabinet Secretaries will forgo a one-month salary as their contribution to support Kenyans affected by the drought situation, the Cabinet Office has said.

This was arrived at during a routine cabinet meeting held at State House, Nairobi on Tuesday."In solidarity with all Kenyans affected by the ongoing drought, the meeting resolved that all Members will forgo one-month salary as their individual and collective contribution towards the ongoing State interventions that support all the Kenyans affected by the drought," the cabinet dispatch said.

The bureau additionally noticed the near costs of maize flour and said neighborhood ranchers will get need in getting to business sectors.

"As a feature of the drawn out measures to address the cyclic dry season circumstance and the cost for many everyday items, Bureau surveyed the food supply circumstance in the country. The gathering noticed that the expense of the country's staple food, maize, remains inadmissibly high as of now retailing at between Ksh. 180-210 for a 2 Kg bundle of Maize Flour," the Bureau dispatch said.

"Bureau noticed that collecting of maize was progressing the nation over, with the current year's harvest assessed to yield around 30 million packs of maize. Out of appreciation for our country's sacrosanct obligation to our ranchers, Bureau settled that the ranchers produce will be agreed need admittance to the market."

On Monday, the Public Controlling Board of trustees on Dry spell Reaction advisory group, through the workplace of the Agent President, delivered PayBill and ledger subtleties for Kenyans able to give money to help those confronting starvation.

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