Residents of Marsabit County complied with the government night curfew that began last Friday
County police commander Steve Oloo said the night was incident free and asked residents to follow instructions being given by the government in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Mr Oloo told KNA that law enforcement agents were happy by the degree of law abiding among locals terming it exemplary and a bolster to security in the region as well.
The county police commander said security personnel deployed in all parts of the county that include Laisamis, North Horr, Sololo and Moyale received a lot of cooperation and support from residents.
Leaders also expressed their satisfaction with the compliance to the presidential decree saying it was a pointer that civic education about the virus was bearing fruits.
Saki MP Colonel (Rtd) Dido Rasso asked wananchi to take extra caution in order to avoid contracting the deadly virus.
Mr Rasso underscored the importance of maintaining basic hygiene at homes and the enhancing of sanitary standard in urban centres.
The legislator urged the residents to regularly wash their hands and to avoid unnecessary movements by staying at home.
He said social distancing should be religiously observed because physical contact was one of the main way of transmission of the virus
Marsabit Central DCC Patrick Muriira asked the residents to make an effort of restraining themselves from venturing out of their home compounds during the day to Marsabit town.
He observed that Marsabit was a transit town and appealed to residents to be extra vigilant.
By Sebastian Miriti