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Covid 19 is real , take guidelines seriously residents told, receive foodstuffs from Mama county

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Kisii county Women Representative Janet Ongera giving out foodstuff to a window at Sensi ward on 29 July 2020 [Photo Brighton Makori Gusii star ]

By Brighton Makori

COVID 19 has hardened living standards not only  in urban areas but up to rurals areas,  whereby some people can sleep hungry as businesses shut down making breadwinners lose jobs.

In aid of boosting  residents of Kisii county  more so Windows and vulnerable in the society ,Kisii county women representative Janet Ongera has come up with a program of giving some foodstuffs.

 Addressing windows at Sensi ward on Wednesday , The county mp said that she came up with the aid  after realizing that most residents have no food following the corona virus pandemic. 

 “Today am in Sensi ward meeting windows ,I  have given them foodstuffs , I know they are facing more challenges during this period,through friends of good will and my office as Ngina banto I heard their cry that’s why we have meant them”Said Ongera

She also challenged the windows to form groups which will help them to acquire affirmative action money .

Ongera also called upon residents to follow the guidelines set by the ministry of health ,for instance wearing a mask, sanitizing  and keeping  social distance.

“Don’t wear a mask because of the police, Covid 19 is real , let us observe the guidelines and we will be safe” she noted.

Senator Ongera called upon parents to be vigilant and take care of their children more so girl children during the long holiday.

 “Let’s monitor our children during this time,  we want to get all students going back to school in January”

Her statement comes after the number  early pregnancies is on the rise across the country the country,”

I call, upon our girls to  give education first priority , when one is educated she  will have a better future” she added

Sensi ward member of County assembly Paul Angwenyi hailed Mama county  for her closeness to People. 

“Its sound nice when you are remembered by your mother more during hard time, we thank Mama  Ongera for visiting our windows who hare suffered during this Covid 19  period,”said Angwenyi