Mr Gichuri, who additionally tended to First Woman Margaret Kenyatta, inquired them not to permit Kenya to lose its youngsters to “pneumonia on account of preventable things like school uniform.”
A year ago, pneumonia removed jungle fever as the top enemy of Kenyans as passings from HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and meningitis declined, concurring to Service of Wellbeing.
“It’s 14 degrees today, this is how our sons are going to school. I have a pair of jeans, a sweater, leather jacket, scarf and a cup of tea on my desk every 30 minutes in a warm office, with real windows and I’m still struggling with the cold,” said Mr Gichuri.
“Most primary schools in Kenya have no windows, most children have torn shorts and no socks or shoes. It’s unreasonable for us to expect children to concentrate in class, we are exposing them to all kinds of respiratory infections and other medical conditions,” he added.