By Chris Ojow
World Health Organisation (WHO) has
repeatedly in their Global briefings, stated that
the coronavirus pandemic is here for long and
to stay with us.
The States Globally has been informed by the
World Health Organisation to learn and adopt
ways of preventing, containing more infections
by adhering to health measures.
The economic situations of all Nations
Worldwide is collapsing, as they fight to stop
further spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
In Kenya, Residents of Eastleigh demonstrated
after the Government issued lockdown orders,
for lack of food and water, a lockdown to be
successful the developing Nation like Kenya
must plan well on ways of feeding it’s people
during the isolation to avoid rebellion from
majority of Citizens who live on hand to mouth.
The time has come for Kenyans to learn to live
with the coronavirus pandemic by following the
guidelines to safe guard their precious lives.
The Kenyan Government must soften their
stand and allow businesses to reopen, end
National curfew allow movement for the
collapsing economy to regain slowly.
Also put measures on how our Children’s can
resume learning with strictness after wasting
two months due to the pandemic.
On Saturday 23rd May 2020 during his weekly
briefing to the Country, the Head of State
announced plans for an ease to the ongoing
restrictions including curfew.
The head of State, frankly stated that the
Country cannot be on lockdown forever, while
the Citizens are starving, businesses closed
and the number of jobless surging.
As thousands of Kenyan Citizens displaced by
floods and over two hundred lost their lives,
while the Ministry of Water, Irrigation,
Agriculture and Health blinded by the surging
numbers of coronavirus infections and yet
hundreds of Kenyans losing their lives from
other pressing issues ignored.
While news of misappropriation coronavirus
pandemic funds donated by well wishers in a
bid to help the victims refusing to go with the
quarantine victims narrating pathetic conditions
American President Donald Trump insisted that
he has found the cure to the pandemic, with
medics faulting him for acting without much
consultations, even though he claims that the
Hydroxy chloroquine which is meant to treat
malaria is his new treatment for coronavirus.
And his counterpart Madagascar President
Andry Rajoelina boasting that his newly found
herbal mixture which is in the process of
approval, is the new cure for coronavirus, with
several African States placing their orders for
Kenya declared a cessation of movements in
early April, where movement was restricted in
five County mapped out as hot spot, Nairobi,
Kilifi, Kwale, Mombasa and later Mandera.
In his address the Head of State acknowledged
that Kenyans were suffering and the Country
cannot be on lockdown forever, life must
continue and businesses which contribute to
the Country economy must operate.
Globally Nations that are implementing
lockdown in their regions has means and are
able to provide relief packages daily for their
Citizens, including money to sustain their lives,
the UK, Spain, Italy and USA did the same in
New York State where it is badly infected and
affected, well wishers also chipping in.
It is easy to say stay at home when you have
food, money and your Job or business is
assured, but in Kenya 80% of the population is
hand to mouth struggling to make ends meet .
The Citizens under lockdown should be the
State responsibility by protecting them from
unreasonable landlords, feeding and providing