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Observe curfew, residents told

Busia County Police Commander John Nyoike has urged local residents to adhere to the government’s directive and stay at home by 7.00 pm.
Speaking to KNA in his office on Friday, Nyoike said that security officers have been deployed to ensure that the directive is implemented.
“Our officers will be on high alert as they conduct foot and vehicle patrols to ensure compliance,” he said adding that those found flouting the directive will be arrested.
He also said that plans were underway to decongest the main bus stage in line with the Ministry of health directive to observe social distance.
“All the buses will park at Busia County stadium, Public Service Vehicles at Soko Posta and trucks at Busia airstrip,” he said adding that passengers will board the vehicles at the bus stage in an organized way.
The police boss further said that only essential commodities will be sold at the market with traders observing social distance.
Busia County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri urged the locals to clear their activities early adding that his team will religiously adhere to the directive.
“As for those providing essential services like health and Kenya Power, we have made arrangements to ensure that their activities are not interrupted,” he said while urging the locals to cooperate with security agencies
By Salome Alwanda

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