Lenku hires 100 nurses as strike bites
Kajiado Governor Joseph Ole Lenku on Wednesday replaced 100 striking nurses and promised to sack more.
Lenku announced the new jobs owing to the deteriorating health services, especially in the rural health facilities.
"We cannot trade our people’s lives with anything. We are mitigating on the effects of the strike. Our people are suffering too much."
Lenku, in a press statement, said the nurses will be dispatched to 12 health facilities.
"Ten of the hired nurses will be deployed to the county referral hospital," he added.
Kajiado county has about 330 nurses, most of whom are recorded as having been on strike for over 100 days.
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