Minutes after ordering cessation of movement into and out of Nairobi, Kajiado, Nakuru, Machakos and Kiambu counties on Friday, President Uhuru Kenyatta has led senior government officials in taking the Covid-19 AstraZeneca jab at State House.
Along with President Uhuru, the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and Interior CS Fred Matiang’i also received the vaccine. Acting Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu has also received the jab at statehouse.
Earlier on, President Uhuru had orderd the entire Cabinet and Executive staff to receive the jab as a way of boosting the confidence of Kenyans in the vaccination exercise.
The President also requested all religious leaders to take the jab and encourage their followers to do the same to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.