Senate Majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen wants the shaking of hands, hugging and kissing banned in Kenya amid coronavirus scare.
The Elgeyo Marakwet senator on Wednesday evening took to his social media handles to call for the Ministry of Health to act for the sake of National security.
Murkomen says President Uhuru Kenyatta should be prevented from shaking hands with all his visitors at State House.
The lawmaker suggests that all visitors to State House should be tested before meeting the head of state.
“Shaking of hands,hugging&kissing in Kenya should be banned by the @MOH_Kenya to deal with #Covid_19 . The President should be prevented from shaking hands&all visitors to statehouse or other offices should tested before meeting the President.This is a matter of National Security,” he tweeted.
Shaking of hands,hugging&kissing in Kenya should be banned by the @MOH_Kenya to deal with #Covid_19 . The President should be prevented from shaking hands&all visitors to statehouse or other offices should tested before meeting the President.This is a matter of National Security.
— KIPCHUMBA MURKOMEN, E.G.H (@kipmurkomen) March 4, 2020
Murkomen further notes that the same should apply to Deputy President Dr William Ruto and all other state officers.
Moreover, Murkomen wants the managers of public schools, universities, churches and other public facilities be taken through the preventive measures against coronavirus.
“The same should apply to the Deputy President and other state officers. The managers of our schools, universities, churches and other public facilities should be taken through the preventive measures against #Covid_19,” he posted.
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