Residents in the area told our reporter that many women have given birth at the bridge after failing to cross over Dopeth-Okok river to access Acowa HC III for delivery. Acinga Sub County doesn’t have a government health facility or school.
“I survived death narrowly from my house when the walls fell during heavy rain on Uhuru day. Since then, I have been sleeping in the office. I only cook food in that hollow structure because there’s no space in the office area”, the officer who preferred anonymity said.