PHOTOS: President Ruto chairs special cabinet meeting to deliberate on El Nino measures

President William Ruto chairs a special cabinet meeting at the State House on Monday. [PCS]

President William Ruto is this morning chairing a special Cabinet meeting at State House, Nairobi.

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua. [PCS]

The objective of the meeting is to deliberate on mitigation measures for the El Nino rains which have caused havoc in various parts of the country.

Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi and Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua.[PCS]

This comes amidst reports that at least 70 people have died so far from the effects of the ongoing rains, and over 36,000 households displaced.

Agriculture CS Mithika Linturi, Transport CS Kipchumba Murkomen, and his Environment and Climate Change counterpart Soipan Tuya.[PCS]

On Saturday, the Head of State summoned various government officials from emergency response agencies of the government.

Attorney General Justin Muturi and Interior CS Kithure Kindiki. [PCS]

This was in a bid to come up with different intervention measures to enable them to deal with the heavy rains and flooding experienced in different parts of the country.

Cabinet Secretaries attending a special cabinet meeting at State House on Monday. [PCS]

The heavy rains have caused the destruction of infrastructure mainly roads, and bridges.

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