Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino has revealed details of the meeting between Nairobi leaders and the newly established Nairobi Metropolitan Services led by Director Major General Mohammed Badi Ali which was held at their offices in KICC.
According to Babu, the leaders talked about strategies that will help combat the COVID – 19 virus in informal settlements in Nairobi. He stated that measures will be put in place to distribute water regularly through bowsers to informal settlements.
The move is set to ensure hygiene and cleanliness at this moment when locals are being advised to stay clean to stop the spread of the virus. Strategies have been put in place to get and deliver relief food to support the most vulnerable groups in the region.
The leaders promised to work on the road networks which will enable emergency goods to get to the locals easily. Earlier, Babu had agreed donated half of his salary to help Embakasi East Residents in the fight against Corona Virus.
The Country has now reported over 28 cases and measures are being put in place to stop the spread as well as cushion the Kenyans of against the economic effects which will arise due to the spread of the virus.
President Uhuru Kenyatta announced a 7 PM-5 AM curfew starting Friday. Only essential businesses will be allowed to operate at the time. Some of the essential businesses include supermarkets, pharmacies and media broadcasters.