The Kenya Defence Force on behalf of the country will on Tuesday airlift materials; iron sheets, blankets and mattresses to Tanzania in disaster assistance following the deadly earthquake on Saturday
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday expresses solidarity and sympathy to the Tanzania government and its citizens following the loss of lives, injuries and destruction of property resulting from the quake.
Speaking to Tanzania’s President John Magufuli on phone, he said;
“I have learnt with deep sorrow and regret the loss of sixteen precious lives, injury to hundreds of our Tanzanian brothers and sisters, as well as massive destruction of property and livelihoods following the devastating earthquake in Bukoba District, in North Western Tanzania. On behalf of the Government and the people of Kenya, and on my own behalf, I extend heartfelt condolences and sympathies to Your Excellency, the Government and people of Tanzania, and particularly to the grieving families.” The business daily reports