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Revelers Warned Against Drinking Excessively As Bars Stare Re-opening


Nairobi Liquor Control and Licensing Board has now warned against  excessive drinking and defiance of Covid -19 rules should president uhuru Kenyatta re-open bars  and other entertainment joints.

In an exclusive interview with Ghetto Radio News  Nairobi Liquor Control and Licensing Board chairperson  Langata subcounty Nathan Nzomo says they will be alert to ensure no law has been contravened as revelers wait for possible re-opening.

‘‘We want to ask  those who might want to entertain themselves should the president open bars not to overdo or go against what’s expected, we know some are thirsty but we want to ask them to resume with restraint because as a board we shall not allow any alcohol  seller to go against Covid-19 rules and also liquor acts,’’  Nzomo said.

Meanwhile he has requested the president to re-open bars saying it will help those who lost jobs to revert back.

‘‘Our joints employ many youths who work as waiters,cooks,bouncers,DJs and other artists so by opening many will have back their livelihood,’’ Nzomo said.

According to The Pubs, Entertainment and Restaurants Association of Kenya   more than 6 million employees  have lost their jobs in the  entertainment industry as from  March when first Covid-19 case was announced in the country.

PERAK Director Michael Muthami says about 80 percent of bar owners have completed complying with Covid-19 rules  and  its now time that the government bars to re-opened the bars.