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Sh20 million Banita livestock market to be opened next month

The 2020 auction was cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic threat but was reopened on Saturday ahead of the commissioning.

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Governor Lee Kinyanjui laying the foundation stone on February 27, 2019. Photo/CGN

The Sh20 million modern livestock market at Banita in Soin, Rongai sub-County is ready for an official opening in the coming days.

Governor Lee Kinyanjui laid the foundation stone on February 27, 2019.

Once complete, the facility will have an office block, pavilion, animal paddocks, washrooms and sheds.

Nakuru County Trade minister Raymond Komen said the market is in the last phase of completion and will boost livestock farming and trade in the region.

The inaugural Banita Easter Goat Auction, conducted in April 2018, fetched farmers Sh6 million in a record 37 minutes.

A mature goat or sheep was retailing at Sh10,000, up from Sh4,000 in other market days and elsewhere.

The 2019 auction was cancelled due to an outbreak of anthrax and foot and mouth diseases in neighbouring counties.

The 2020 auction was cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic threat but was reopened on Saturday ahead of the commissioning.

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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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