Coronavirus originated from China, they should write off Kenya’s debt — Starehe MP Jaguar

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Starehe MP Charles Njagua Kanyi aka Jaguar on Thursday opined that China should write off Kenya’s debt and the money should be channeled towards other activities.

Through Twitter, the lawmaker argued that telling those who live from hand to mouth to stay at home is not the best decision unless the government provides for them.

“Coronavirus originated from China. They have to write off Kenya’s Sh.650 billion debt. We can channel repayments to small traders and informal settlements like Mukuru.

“We cannot convince people who live from hand to mouth to stay at home unless we provide for them,” he said..

“The provision of free food. Utilities used within this period such as water and electricity has to be free.”