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Reduce waiting period for ID cards, Metito appeals


By Isaac Lenkou

Kajiado South Member of Parliament, Katoo ole Metito has called on the Ministry of Interior which is in charge of issuing of national iden­tity cards to reduce the long period taken by new applicants in getting the document to less than a month.

The MP, who was addressing a public baraza in his constituency of Kajiado South Sub County, re­quested clerks in the Registration of Persons section to ensure they correctly indicate the places of ori­gin of applicants by showing the correct locations and divisions for applicants who are applying for the identity cards for the first time and even those who are re-applying.

The legislator and other lead­ers also challenged elderly people who may have lost their identity cards to go to the nearest chief’s office to be assisted to get replace­ments.

Metito urged incumbents and aspirants eyeing various elec­tive posts on Jubilee Party ticket to conduct their campaigns in a peaceful manner without intimi­dating their opponents

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