Thursday, October 6, 2022

Babu Owino donates 50% of his salary to fight COVID-19

Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has on Wednesday requested the speaker of the National Assembly to effect a 50% deduction of his salary.

In the letter, Hon. Babu Owino noted how the virus has spread across the globe as the country fights o stop it from further spreading.

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He continues by rallying behind President Uhuru Kenyatta to defeat the virus saying his conscience will not rest as Kenyans struggle during this difficult period.

It is due to the above reasons that he requested the office of the speaker to take into effect his request to help the residents of Embakasi East.

On Thursday Speakers of the National Assembly and the Senate announced a 30% deduction of their salaries to combat the virus.

Speaker Lusaka and Muturi said their cause of action is in support of President Uhuru Kenyatta who took an 80% pay cut to set an example.

It was further revealed that Members of Parliament were discussing on how much they will donate to fight the virus as well.

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Berryl Achieng
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