‘Missing’ President Uhuru resurfaces, signs Health Bill into law

Kenya – (warsoor) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has finally showed up and exercised his executive powers by signing into law the Health Laws (Amendment) Bill of 2018 and the Assumption of the Office of County Governor Bill.

Uhuru has been missing in action and Kenyans have been raising concerns about his whereabouts.

In a ceremony held at State House on Monday, May 13, the president effected changes to the Pharmacy and Poisons Act (Cap 244), the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act (Cap 244), the Nurses Act (Cap 257), and the Kenya Medical Training College Act (Cap 261).

Other acts affected by the new law include he Nutritionists and Dieticians Act, the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority Act, the Counselors and Psychologists Act, the Physiotherapists Act, the Health Records and Information Managers Act and the Clinical Officers (Training, Registration and Licensing) Act.

The president has been silent and out of the public limelight for close to a fortnight raising concerns from Kenyans.

State House spokesperson Kanze Dena was on Monday morning forced to go public and clarify the matter saying Uhuru was present, in good health and working on serious issues affecting the county.

“The President is around, it doesn’t mean that because he is not seen in public he is not there, he has an office where he goes every day and he is working on several things,” she said

By showing up and assenting to the Bill, the Head of State has just confirmed Dena’s words that he is present and working.

Source: Tuko

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