Senior citizens in Homa Bay want State to abolish biometric machines
national identification cards instead of the biometric machines.
SEE ALSO :Asumbi top girls' school in NyanzaThey said some of them had their fingerprints defaced due to many years of manual jobs. “Let the government disband use of the biometric machines because we have ID cards that can be used. We are tired of being turned away because the machines don’t detect our fingerprints,” said a beneficiary. They expressed concerns that the error was making them incur many expenses. “It is costly to travel to Homa Bay town many times when the machines reject our fingerprints. This forces us to spend a lot of money on transport,” said another senior citizen. But Homa Bay Sub County Social Development Officer Elizabeth Atieno said the elders should visit their
respective banks to be paid over the counter.
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