NACADA partners with government to fight illicit brews

By KNA

Nacada CEO called on county administrators to apprehend people who prepare and sell illicit brews

National Authority for Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse NACADA is partnering with National and County governments in the fight against illicits brews.

Nacada Chief Executive William Okedi called on county and ward administrators to apprehend people who prepare and sale illicit brews to face the law.

Speaking at St. Paul’s Amukura High School in Busia County, Okedi who was recently reinstated after interdiction, said the problem engulfing Kenya today  is the urge by wananchi to go for cheap drinks.

Okedi was among 52 public officers, who were interdicted on May 8 by the Interior Cabinet Secretary, Joseph ole Lenku in connection with illicit alcohol that has claimed about 100 lives country.

This comes days after 12 people died in Nandi County from illicit alcohol related deaths.

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong warned people who will be found selling alcohol to school-going children of dire consequences and told the police to  apprehend such offenders to serve as a lesson to others.