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Kalonzo asks govt to end doctors’ strike

Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has asked the Jubilee government to end doctors’ strike.

He said patients were being exposed to unnecessary suffering following the ongoing strike which entered the second month this week.

“Jubilee government must rise to the occasion and end this madness once and for all,” Mr Musyoka told health workers, who were demonstrating in Kisii town on Monday over delay in payment of their allowances.

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Mr Musyoka’s motorcade was stopped by the health workers as he drove to Kitutu Chache South to campaign for Wiper Party aspirants.

He was accompanied by Mr Lumumba Nyaberi, an aspiring candidate for the Kisii gubernatorial seat.

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Mr Musyoka said the ongoing strike had dragged long and is threatening to paralyse the health sector.

The workers had earlier camped outside Kisii Governor James Ongwae’s office demanding he addresses them.

Earlier Monday, Mr Musyoka opened the party’s offices at Elgon House in Kisii town.

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Mr Kalonzo begun his tour of Kisii County on Sunday where he urged the electorate to help the opposition win the August election.

On Sunday, he told ODM party leader Raila Odinga and his Ford Kenya counterpart Moses Wetang’ula to shelve their presidential ambition and give him a chance to be the opposition flag bearer the elections.

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