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Distribution of food donations commences in Nyeri County

The  Nyeri Governor, Mutahi Kahiga (Centre) flags off  vehicles transporting foodstuff donated by well-wishers to assist vulnerable people in the region during this Convid-19 pandemic on Tuesday June 16, 2020. Photo by Mwangi Gaitha/KNA.

Over  500 venerable people on Tuesday received food donations distributed by the county government of Nyeri.

The beneficiaries were drawn from different groups, which consist of the elderly, hawkers, and barmaids among others.

Speaking when he launched the disbursement the Nyeri Governor, Mutahi Kahiga  said that the donations were channeled to his office from well-wishers.

Kahiga  added that over 10,000 needy families will benefit with from food and the first batch will go to over 3,000 families in Nyeri Central sub-county and will extend to other sub-counties.

He further said the donations will go a long way to sustain vulnerable families.

By  Beth Ndirangu

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