President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday honoured a number of individuals, who he stated were at the forefront in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
This was during the Madaraka Day celebrations held at State House, a day when Kenya gained self-rule. Following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic which has so far infected over 1,880 individuals, the celebrations were done in a unique way.
The President addressed the rest of the citizens as he led them in celebrating the day when the fore-fathers fought for independence and succeeded.
The president also issued out a number of announcements, including the issue on KCPE and KCSE Examinations, opening of churches as well as helping the hospitality sector as a source of revenue to the economy.
Furthermore, the President honored some of the individuals who have been trying hard to help the Government curb the spread of Covid-19.
“In recognition of their distinguished and outstanding service to the nation in helping steer our country through the coronavirus pandemic, I, Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, confer National Honours on the following”, the president declared.
The list of the people whom the President honored include Amoth Patrick (Dr.), Ayub Matiiri (Maj.–Gen.), James Mwangi (Dr.), Macharia Irungu (Dr.), Nduku Kilonzo (Dr), Sood Mohammed (Dr.), Chemutai Goin, Masasabi Wekesa (Dr.), Evanson Kamuri (Dr.), Kadondi Kasera (Dr.) and Omu Anzala (Prof.) among others.
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