New law to reduce Nyandarua bars from over 2,000 to 200

Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia. He signed into law the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2019 on November 14, 2019. FILE PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Nyandarua County Commissioner Boaz Cherutich said a reduced number of bars will also help in the fight against crime.
  • The commissioner said the new law will be jointly implemented by both national and county government officials.
  • Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia said he was ready to lose votes for signing the Bill.

Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia on Thursday evening assented to the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2019, paving way for the reduction of bars from over 2, 000 outlets to 200.

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