The county government of Nakuru lead by governor Lee Kinyanjui has today distributed face masks and sanitizers to salons and barbers’ shops in the county, in efforts to keep the deadly COVID 19 at bay. The county has also distributed food family package to the needy and those living with disabilities. According to the county governor Lee Kinyanjui, the initiative is to cushion those affected by the pandemic.
2125 salons in Nakuru west and Nakuru east are set to benefit from the sanitizer and masks distributed by the county government of Nakuru. Addressing the press at the county headquarters in Nakuru governor lee Kinyanjui said that this is to strengthen the fight against COVID-19 after the beauticians resumed business two weeks ago.
According to governor Lee, the county government is also working to ensure that over 2 million people living in the county have enough food. This with the disabled and the less fortunate receiving family package. A total of 5,000 kilos of rise ,2000 liters of cooking oil,2000kilos of wheat flour,1000 kilos of dates and 1,000 bars of soap will be distributed to the needy.
With over 1,500 people living with disability in the county already registered , Covid-19 mitigation committee set up by the county government is in the process of registering the needy in every ward for the distribution of food.