Celebrated Kenyan Gospel artist Eko Dydda has spoken for the first since he was arrested last Saturday, April 18th for allegedly disobeying curfew rules and put in forced quarantine at Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC).
His wife had earlier on said that the singer was arrested on his way from a pharmacy in Nairobi town where he had gone to get high blood pressure medication. His car broke down along the way and he was caught up with the curfew.
The Niko Na Reason hit-maker first spent the night at Milimani police station before drama ensued when he was supposed to be released and he was later sent to KMTC for the mandatory quarantine.
Eko Dydda has disclosed that every single person who is in a forced quarantine is paying a fee of KSh 2,000 every day. This means that for 14 days, a person has to pay a total of KSh 28,000. He said that many people can’t afford this amount and find it hard to get the money.
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He has also disclosed that at KMTC quarantine center, there are no sanitizers and face masks that are being distributed to the occupants, a situation he says that it is risking their lives at the facility.
Although he sited that there have been just a few wellwishers, the likes of the police officers who happen to give out their own sanitizers to the occupants, but unfortunately the government does not provide these vital items. He fears that he might get infected with Coronavirus while at the facility
He is determined and optimistic that he leave the quarantine center soon.
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