“We appeal to mobile operators and banks to take the note of the situation we are in and reduce the cost of transactions,” the head of state pronounced.
The country is facing a temporary shutdown as deadly Coronavirus continues to cause shivers around the globe.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has, in response, taken adhoc measures in most government departments and ordered employers from private sectors too to consider the essence of working from home.
Uhuru also announced that all schools and colleges must be shut down until further notice following the pandemic caused by the Corvid 19.
In a press conference at Harambee House on Sunday March 15th, Mr. Kenyatta announced that schools must be shut by Monday March 16th.
He directed that primary day and boarding schools, the school administration and pupils be back at their homes by Wednesday March 18th while University and Tertiary institutions in the country to stop learning activities by Friday March 20th.
Mr. Kenyatta also advised businesses and companies to allow their employees to work from home unless there are cases of those working in critical sectors.
The head of state further mentioned that cashless transactions would help a lot reduce spread of Coronavirus in case of any outbreak.
“We appeal to mobile operators and banks to take the note of the situation we are in and reduce the cost of transactions,” the head of state pronounced adding that rallies and public gatherings have also been cancelled across the country.
This orders were triggered by three cases already reported in the country.
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