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Drama as Ziwani matatu terminus turn into a ‘phone snatching zone’

It should be noted that Matatu operators were relocated to Ziwani grounds which lies between the town and Bondeni slum in April.The county government of Nakuru stated that the move was aimed at decongesting town amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Matatus at Ziwani terminus.PHOTO/Courtesy.

Drama was witnessed at Nakuru’s Ziwani Matatu terminus on Saturday afternoon as operators engaged a group of phone snatchers.

The drama started after the group that allegedly surfaced from neighbouring Bondeni stage made away with three phones belonging to passengers.

Drivers and touts tried to do a follow-up but the group from Bondeni retaliated to defend their own who had made away with the phones.

The badly engagement saw several vehicles damaged as the youths pelted stones at the operators.

A.ssction of drivers and touts who spoke to this writer say passengers are now a worried lot due to insecurity at the terminus.

They called on the county government of Nakuru and the police to arrest the matter.

By the time of publishing this article,police officers had arrived at the terminus  to cool down situation.

In May, a similar incident happened where a gang surfaced from Bondeni Estate and took control of the Ziwani bus terminus vandalizing matatus on claims that their space had been encroached.

It should be noted that Matatu operators were relocated to Ziwani grounds which lies between the town and Bondeni slum in April.

The county government of Nakuru stated that the move was aimed at decongesting town amid COVID-19 pandemic.

But as it stands now,the Ziwani terminus is turning into a crime scene.

 

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Learning resumes at Bahati Girls after teachers, students recover from COVID-19 infection

Mr King’ori said a medical team from the County will monitor the condition of the students and teachers at the Bahati sub-County-based school.

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St Bakhita Bahati Girls High School

The normal learning program has resumed at St Bakhita Bahati Girls High School after students and teachers recovered from COVID-19 infection.

On May 05, the school was converted into an isolation and treatment centre after 68 students and five teachers tested positive for the virus.

Chief Officer for Public Health Services, Samuel King’ori said the teachers and students have since been released to integrate with others.

“Majority experienced a mild or asymptomatic disease which our healthcare workers easily managed within the school,” he stated.

He added that 100 others who were under quarantine within the institution have been released.

Mr King’ori said a medical team from the County will monitor the condition of the students and teachers at the Bahati sub-County-based school.

School Principal Ms Catherine Wangari said panic gripped the institution and teachers had to keep off the classes.

“We used the time for students to sit for the examinations. The teachers are back and preparing students for KCSE,” she noted.

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Commissioner warns those contravening COVID-19 measures

He cited a few incidents where members of the public have failed to adhere to proper wearing of masks while in public.

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Nakuru county commissioner Erastus Mbui.PHOTO/Pristone Mambili.

Nakuru county Commissioner Erastus Mbui has vowed not to tolerate any criminal.

Speaking in Nakuru town during the launch of African Peer Review Mechanism Report dissemination process, Mbui assured public of security’s commitment.

While addressing on the COVID-19 pandemic containment measures,the county Commissioner reiterated the need for citizens to adhere to the same.

He cited a few incidents where members of the public have failed to adhere to proper wearing of masks while in public.

The Commissioner adding that the police will not relent in arresting such individuals to face fines in court.

“We all have responsibility in the fight against COVID-19.Wear mask.Those arrested must face the law.I will not defend criminals.If you will be found not wearing mask you will face the law” said Mbui.

He noted that the fight on  COVID-19 pandemic is a collective responsibility.

His sentiments come a time when the Kenya Clinical officers Association have issued a strike notice in what they term is government’s failure to address their safety.

It should be noted that several health workers have lost their lives to COVID-19 pandemic.

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