HEALTH

[PHOTOS] Uhuru commissions radioactive processing facility in Kajiado

The facility handles the processing of chemical and radiological waste.

In Summary

• The facility handles the processing of chemical and radiological waste as well as storage of disused radiation sources.

•He has said that putting the health of Kenyans first is important for the development of the country and change of the citizens' livelihood. 

President Kenyatta commissions the Central Radioactive Waste Processing facility and the National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centre at the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority's regional office at Oloolua, Kajiado County on March 18,2022
President Kenyatta commissions the Central Radioactive Waste Processing facility and the National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centre at the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority's regional office at Oloolua, Kajiado County on March 18,2022
Image: State House/Twitter

President Uhuru Kenyatta has today commissioned the Central Radioactive Waste Processing facility and the National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centre at the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority's regional office at Oloolua, Kajiado County.

President Kenyatta commissions the Central Radioactive Waste Processing facility and the National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centre at the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority's regional office at Oloolua, Kajiado County on March 18,2022
President Kenyatta commissions the Central Radioactive Waste Processing facility and the National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centre at the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority's regional office at Oloolua, Kajiado County on March 18,2022
Image: State House/Twitter

The facility handles the processing of chemical and radiological waste as well as storage of disused radiation sources.

President Kenyatta commissions the Central Radioactive Waste Processing facility and the National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centre at the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority's regional office at Oloolua, Kajiado County on March 18,2022
President Kenyatta commissions the Central Radioactive Waste Processing facility and the National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centre at the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority's regional office at Oloolua, Kajiado County on March 18,2022
Image: State House/Twitter

This was done after the official opening of Mama Maragret Kenyatta Children Hospital at Mathare North, Nairobi.

President Kenyatta commissions the Central Radioactive Waste Processing facility and the National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centre at the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority's regional office at Oloolua, Kajiado County on March 18,2022
President Kenyatta commissions the Central Radioactive Waste Processing facility and the National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centre at the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority's regional office at Oloolua, Kajiado County on March 18,2022
Image: State House/Twitter

Speaking on Friday, President Kenyatta said the hospital will be fully done within the month.

He said that putting the health of Kenyans first is important for the development of the country and change of the citizens' livelihood. 

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