Gitau to set up rehabilitation centers in all the Sub-Counties
The proprietor of Azriel Counseling Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Mumbi mwangi addressing guests and friends who turned up to grace her graduation ceremony after she graduated with a master's degree in leadership at Kimbimbi market over the weekend
A Kirinyaga County gubernatorial candidate Peter Gitau has promised to set up rehabilitation centers in all the four area sub-counties to cope with the rising demand for the service.
Gitau who is running on Safina ticket asked Kenyans to understand drug addiction was just like any other ailment and as such victims should not be mistreated nor discriminated upon.
He said the county has many victims who require urgent rehabilitation services but their relatives could not afford since only one private facility offers the services.
“In order to compliment Azriel Counseling Rehabilitation and Treatment Center which is located at Kimbimbi market , Mwea and only one of its kind in the county my government if elected the county boss will build four such centers in the area sub-counties to enable as many victims as possible to access the services ,”the contender promised .
Gitau who graced the celebrations for the Azriel Founder Mumbi Mwangi upon her graduation with a Master’s Degree in Leadership said the four Centres would be providing services at government rates since treatment was un affordable by most families .
Mumbi who is a career educationist said he come up with the idea of establishing the facility on realising the sufferings addicts were going through due to lack of professional services.
“I have seen it all especially some victims who are brought tour center by armed policemen and relatives due to their high degree of violence but they sober up moments ts after our professionals start administering the required treatment on them,”she said .
The Founder however concurred with Gitau the services were expensive due to the intrigues there in but added that she was happy to see a University students who had dropped from the institution heal and resume his studies.
The proprietor of Azriel Counseling Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Mumbi mwangi with some of her staff members who entertained guests during her ceremony upon graduating with a master's degree in leadership at Kimbimbi market over the weekend
The said student was present with his mother and thanked Mumbi for coming up with the facility which is currently assisting victims from far and wide .
Others who graced the occasion were the former Othaya MP Mary Wambui and the local senatorial candidate Daniel Karaba.