Governor Mutua's order on pharmacy sites gets court nod

One of the chemists near Machakos Level Five Hospital which were shut by Governor Alfred Mutua on June 16, 2019. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The court found that the governor's decision to revoke licences of the facilities stemmed from Machakos County Finance Act, 2018 whose validity had not been challenged.

The High Court has dismissed a petition challenging a decision by Machakos governor Alfred Mutua to shut down private health facilities and chemists operating near public hospitals within the county.

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