Government hasn’t contacted us, Kenyans in Wuhan say.

IN SUMMARY
Hours after the Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a statement, students using the hashtag #kenyansinwuhan who claimed to be in the city said the embassy had not reached out to them.
Kenyan students in China’s Wuhan city have expressed displeasure with how the government is responding to their pleas for help amidst the ongoing global outbreak of a pneumonia-like 2019-nCoV virus.
Last evening the students, who are caught up in the epicentre of a ravaging Coronavirus outbreak, took to Twitter to dismiss the Kenyan government’s claims that it has reached out to them to check on their welfare.
Hours after the Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a statement, students using the hashtag #kenyansinwuhan who claimed to be in the city said the embassy had not reached out to them.
“I am a Kenyan student in Wuhan at the epicentre of the Coronavirus. Yet the Kenyan embassy in Beijing has done or said nothing,” wrote Brian Njoroge.
On Monday, the ministry issued a travel warning urging people intending to travel to Wuhan to suspend their plans until the situation is contained.
Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau said that the embassy in China had issued an alert to Kenyans living there and especially those residing in Wuhan, Hubei Province, to take precautions to protect themselves and comply with measures put in place by the local authorities.
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DISAPPOINTMENT
However, those affected and currently under lockdown have denied hearing from the government.
“Just disappointed by our country. Second week now in this ghost city and nothing seems to be done,” Cornelius Mulili, who said he lives in Wuhan, said.
His sentiments were echoed by Rono Kipkorir, another resident, who implied that the situation is harrowing for them

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