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Mudavadi wants curfew lifted

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[ANC Party Leader Musalia Mudavadi (left) with Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala. Photo/Ahmed Omar].

ANC Party leader Musalia Mudavadi has called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to lift the ongoing nationwide curfew.

Mudavadi says Kenyans cannot continue bearing the economic hardships anymore.

He says the nationwide curfew is aggravating life that is already unbearable.

The ANC Party leader says Kenyans will continue observing the laid down Covid-19 protocols as stipulated by the Ministry of health without the inconveniences of the curfew.

He made the statement after meeting  ANC parliamentary group meeting in Nairobi.

“It is clear that the economic hardships continue to bite several sectors of the economy. The transport sector, the small-scale traders’ sector, hospitality among other sectors. the message that is coming through is that it is time the curfew is lifted,” said Mudavadi.

He however said he should not be misunderstood that he is implying that the Covid-19 guidelines should not be observed.

Mudavadi said that Kenyans cannot continue in a situation where economic hardships continue and yet they see the  Covid-19 cases declining.

“People must be given an opportunity to start recovering,” noted the ANC Party leader.

Mudavadi also called on Kenyans to come out and register in large numbers during the ongoing mass voter registration exercise being undertaken by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission- IEBC.

“The mass voter registration process that is ongoing is a very serious exercise. I urge Kenyans to get out and register as a voter,” he said.

Mudavadi called on the over 5 million youth who just gotten their identity cards to register youths as voters.

Politicians present in the meeting included Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malalah, Lugari MP Ayub Savula, Matuga MP Kassim Tandaza, Teso North MP Oku Kaunya, Vihiga Women Representative Beatrice Adagala, Malava MP Mlulu Injendi among other officials.