Wiper Party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka has urged Kenyans to reduce their movement especially to rural areas if restrictions on movements measures are lifted.
Kalonzo says the excitement by Kenyans to leave the city to their rural areas although justified due to the economic situation, may have serious consequences on the spread of Coronavirus.
The Wiper leader fears that such movement will put elderly citizens who mostly reside in the rural areas at great risk of contracting the deadly virus.
Kalonzo says the pushing of the possible re-opening of schools from September to January is a clear signal that the Country has a long way to go in combating the pandemic.
The Wiper party Leader hospitals in the rural areas are not yet fully equipped and adequately prepared to handle COVID 19 patients.
“We cannot continue being under lockdown forever because of the job loses, but we must be prepared to deal with the consequences of easing on movement,” He said.
Kalonzo made the remarks at the Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation (KMF) offices in Karen after receiving donations towards COVID 19 from Chandaria Industries led by the group CEO, Mr Darshan Chandaria who donated Hand washing soap, Mr. Patrick Muthengi who donated maize flour and the Wiper Diaspora UK Chapter which donated Ksh 150, 000.