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Mediheal hospital lauded for offering best services to police officers injured in line of duty

The National Police Service Commission working with the Ministry of Health and the Inspector General of Police has established a special Medical Board to assess sick officers and those injured in line of duty.

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National Police Service Commission chairperson Eliud Kinuthia (3rd from left),Mediheal Hospital Nakuru Operations Vice President Santosh Devaraj and other officials when NPSC members visited officers receiving treatment at the facility.PHOTO/Courtesy.

The National Police Service commission has commended Mediheal Hospital in Nakuru for offering best services to police officers injured in line of duty.

Speaking at the facility on Thursday after visiting 17 officers who are receiving treatment at the facility,NPSC Chair Eliud Kinuthia expressed satisfaction in the services the officers were receiving at the facility.

“We have visited our officers who are recuperating at this facility and we are happy with the services they are receiving here.We wish them quick recovery” he said.

The NPSC also used the opportunity to call on government to consider the welfare of the police officers more so concerning the medical cover.

Kinuthia noted that officers especially in the Rift Valley region are prone to banditry attacks and cattle rustling where some of them are injured,hence the funds for NHIF should be boosted to enable them access better health services.

The National Police Service Commission working with the Ministry of Health and the Inspector General of Police has established a special Medical Board to assess sick officers and those injured in line of duty.

Already,the Board has carried out the exercise in Nairobi and on Thursday and Friday was in Nakuru.

The Board then will move to Nyanza before submitting a report.

On his part Mediheal Hospital Nakuru Operations Vice President Santosh Devaraj noted that the facility has continued to serve police officers from conflict prone 9 counties among them Baringo,Laikipia,Nyandarua,Narok,Narok,Bomet, Baringo.

“We have continued to provide services to officers for the last 10 years” he said.

He noted that the quality services offered at the facility is what saw the National Police Service win trust in the facility.

Mediheal prides in best services that has earned  the facility good reputation.
With specialist,the facility has also invested in the new technology.

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Shock as Deputy Headteacher is murdered in Kuresoi

According to Mkulima location chief John Macharia, the teacher identified as Simon Too was murdered near a maize plantation by a known person in a dispute yet to be established.

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Police vehicle at past scene of crime.PHOTO/DCI.

Shock and grief hit Baringo valley primary school in Kuresoi North after a man stabbed to death the deputy headteacher while on his way out of school.

According to Mkulima location chief John Macharia, the teacher identified as Simon Too was murdered near a maize plantation by a known person in a dispute yet to be established.
Macharia said that the angry locals descended on the suspect Peter Korir leaving him half dead before police saved him.
“The teacher is not even a drunkard, he even ministers in a local church, so we dont know what triggered this murder”, he said.
A nyumba kumi member Peter Waithaka said that the deceased had called him during the day expressing fear that the suspect had threatened him and was drunk.
The body of the deceased has been taken to Molo subcounty hospital while the suspect has been taken to Kuresoi police station.

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Kalonzo hints at One Kenya Alliance leadership by October

The Wiper Leader who met and held consultative meeting with Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui also called on political leaders to maintain peace ahead of the polls.

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Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka.PHOTO/NGPU.

Wiper Democratic Movement Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has revealed that the leadership of One Kenya Alliance will be unveiled soon.

Speaking in Nakuru on Wednesday, Kalonzo said by the end of October, the direction of the One Kenya Alliance will be known.

“I am sure that by the end of October we shall have known the leadership and way forward for One Kenya Alliance ahead of the 2022 polls” he said.

The Wiper Leader who met and held consultative meeting with Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui also called on political leaders to maintain peace ahead of the polls.

According to Kalonzo, leaders should shun  politics of division but instead focus on making Kenya a better nation.

“We need to focus on uniting this country.We cannot destroy this beautiful country” said Kalonzo.

On his part Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui noted that Nakuru is at the heart of any national politicians.

He called on those seeking elective positions to ensure peaceful campaigns.

“Our county plays a great role in the economy and politics of the country. We are committed to peaceful elections, tolerance and coexistence. As we approach elections, I urge those seeking positions not to disrupt the lives of Kenyans but conduct their campaigns peacefully.

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MCA Mbae:2021 International Day of Peace is a reminder how much we need peace towards 2022 polls

It should be noted that Dr.Mbae who is also an expert in matters peace and reconciliation has sponsored the Nakuru County Peace Bill.

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Kabazi MCA Dr Peter Mbae at a past presser.PHOTO/Pristone Mambili.

This 2021 International Day of Peace is a reminder how much we need peace towards the general elections next year, Kabazi MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has said.

In a statement to Newsrooms,Mbae said peace is key before, during and after the 2022 polls.

“As we mark this day,we should be reminded of how peace is key even as we head to 2022 polls” said Mbae.

He added that this is also time that leaders should focus on saving Kenyans from mental illness occassioned by Covid-19 pandemic.

The vocal Nakuru MCA called on the national government to ensure it  avails enough vaccines to the most needy in the villages.

It should be noted that Dr.Mbae who is also an expert in matters peace and reconciliation has sponsored the Nakuru County Peace Bill.

“I have sponsored the Nakuru county Peace Bill as my contribution to peace. I undertake to make and pursue peace in all my areas of influence” he said.

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