Uhuru: We’ll Provide Quality Healthcare


shop sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The President said plans are underway to roll out a modernization program that will see public health facilities adequately equipped to make specialized treatment accessible to citizens locally.

He urged all stakeholders to support the Government’s ongoing initiatives to swiftly improve the country’s health sector.

“I am optimistic that soon you will begin to see the health sector improvement program rolled out in earnest. All we need is to pull together and we shall be able to achieve our health goals,” the President said.

President Kenyatta spoke today at Kimunye village in Kirinyaga County during the funeral service for Mrs. Wanjiru Kibuga –a close family friend.

The late Mrs. Kibuga was wife to Mr. Kibuga Kariithi and daughter-in-law to the late Mr. Geoffrey Kariithi –Kenya’s longest serving Head of Civil Service and former Gichugu Member of Parliament.

The late Mrs. Kibuga leaves behind her husband, Mr. Kibuga, and three children –Wangeci, Kariithi and Waruguru. She was laid to rest at Kiburi farm in Kirinyaga County.

The President paid glowing tribute to the late Mrs. Kibuga, saying she lived a wonderful life that should be emulated by other parents.

Praying to God to give the bereaved family courage and strength to bear the loss, President Kenyatta assured them of his personal and other friends’ support.

“Mine is just to assure you of our solidarity and to encourage you that we will always be there for you,” the President said.

Speaking during the service, mourners described the late Mrs. Kibuga as a humble, generous, hardworking, loving and God-fearing person who was commitment to family values.

The speakers included Kirinyaga Governor Joseph Ndathi, Senator Daniel Karaba, National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and other area leaders who stressed the need for the Government to avail specialized equipment in public hospitals for early diagnosis and treatment of diseases like cancer.


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