By Allan Kai
Mombasa nominated Member of County Assembly, Milkah Ngare, today visited Kiembeni Estate, Bamburi ward in Kisauni constituency to meet with garbage collectors in the area.
She came to sensitize the young men on the importance of following the government and expert’s advice in the fight against the corona virus pandemic.
Hon. Ngare handed out face masks, gum boots, hand sanitizers and water dispensers to the garbage collectors promising to come back with a water tank which she hopes will help them adhere to the washing of hands as directed by the Ministry of Health.
Speaking to the youth, she said, “My message to you today is that the corona virus is real and it is dangerous, please wash your hands and embrace social distancing” she added that “we should follow the government directives by honoring the curfew and wearing face masks when in public.”
The garbage collectors through their chair person, Hamza Charo, thanked the MCA saying that “in all the leaders that we have, you have shown us that you really care about our well being and we appreciate you and we thank you for the things you brought us which will go a long way to help us fight this pandemic.”
Today the government confirmed 28 new cases of the corona virus bringing the tally to 649. Of the 28 it is said 24 are Kenyans and 4 are Tanzanians.