Monday, July 15, 2024

Governor Mung’aro bans Muguka within Kilifi County

Governor Gideon Mung’aro has signed an executive order banning the entry, transportation, distribution, sale, and use of muguka within Killifi County.

The executive order signed on Friday orders the immediate closure of all shops selling muguka in the county with vehicles transporting it not allowed in the county either.

“In exercise of the powers conferred in Section 30(2)(1) of the County Government Act and all other enabling laws of Kenya, I, Gideon Maitha Mung’aro, Governor of Kilifi County, hereby order and direct as follows:

1. THAT, there be a total prohibition on the entry, transportation, distribution, sale, and use of muguka and its products within Kilifi County.

2. THAT, all outlets, whether in the form of retail or wholesale, selling and/or distributing Muguka within Kilifi County be closed immediately and/or stop the sale of Muguka and its products. 

3. THAT, Motor vehicles transporting Muguka shall not be allowed entry into Kilifi County. 

4. THAT, county departments and their agencies are directed to enforce this order without exception.” said the Governor

In addition to the ban, the Governor has also instructed the county askaris to enforce the orders to its totality.

“In light of the above order, I therefore, with immediate effect, issue a directive to all the Kilifi County enforcement officers through the Directorate of enforcement to ensure the order is enforced in totality.

Any officer found colluding with culprits will face the law and all the disciplinary actions there are.” he said

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