As the was against Coronavirus intensifies, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy President have voluntarily taken an 80% reduction.
Other senior government officials have also has their salaries reduces by a certain percentage.
Cabinet secretaries will have a reduction of 30% while the Chief administrative secretaries will also have their salaries reduced by 30%. Principle secretaries will have a 20% salary cut.
The president also encouraged other arms of the government to follow suit in order to help free up more money to help in fighting coronavirus.
The president also ordered that all state and public officers with pre existing medical conditions and/or aged 50 years and above should take leave or work from home, except personnel in the security sector and other essential services.