BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,10TH OCT 2018-Kenyans stand united in mourning the over 50 people who died on Wednesday morning following a tragic accident on Londiani -Muhoroni road.
president Uhuru Kenyattta has led political leaders in urging drivers to be more cautious once more to avoid such occurrences. Through a message on his twitter handle president Uhuru has urged authorities to investigate the cause of the accident with a view of taking action.He also reminded drivers to always exercise caution to avoid such catastrophic incident.
Deputy President William Ruto urged all PSV companies to adhere to road safety rules.Condoling with the affected Families Ruto has wished all the injured a quick recovery.”PSV companies must adhere to road safety rules; ensure their drivers are not fatigued and administer refresher driving courses to staff”.he said.
”The nation is united in grief following the tragic road crash involving a bus at Fort Ternan, Kericho County. We condole with the affected families and wish quick recovery to the injured”.The deputy president added in his tweet.
On his part opposition leader Raila Odinga send his condolences message to family and friends of those who lost their loved ones.Odinga urged the police to ensure they check and deal with any possibility of a return to madness on the roads.”The country I send my deepest condolences to the friends and families who have lost their loved ones in the horrific accident that occurred at Fort Tenan. May the souls of all the departed rest in eternal peace. I appeal to police officers to arrest the return of madness on our roads”. he said on his twitter account.
As authorities investigate the cause of the accident with a view of taking action, I would like to remind drivers to always exercise caution to avoid such catastrophic incident.
Bungoma senator Moses Wetangula says the country must not allow a return to nightmare on the roads.Wetangula has condemned the law enforcers whom says must be sleeping on the job.The senator also wants the government to compensate the victims of the accident.
” The return of the nightmare on our roads through accidents is unwelcome. Offenders must be punished to deter recklessness. Law enforcers sleeping on the job are equally guilty! I condemn the Fort Ternan accident. Victims’ families must be compensated,he said.
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