President William Ruto has called for concerted efforts in the fight against alcoholism and drug abuse.
President Ruto emphasized on the need for political and religious leaders to intensify the war against drug abuse and consumption of illicit brew among the youth.
Speaking in Narok town, on Sunday, during an interdenominational prayer service, Dr Ruto regretted that alcoholism was taking toll on the lives of many youths across the country.
"I am asking for concerted efforts by all leaders and parents in fighting alcoholism. We must work together to save the lives of our children," said Dr Ruto.
The President said investigations will be launched on the issuance of licenses to bar owners to get rid of unscrupulous businesses in the sector.