The government through the ministry of Sports has partnered with Athletics Kenya in fighting doping menace in the country.
The Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba said: “Twelve days ago, we received feedback from the World Athletics Council about the increase in doping cases in the country. The good news is that the council accepted our position and proposal to fight doping,” said Namwamba, adding that the government will continue to strengthen efforts aimed at protecting the country’s athletic heritage in the international arena.
“We have put an effective multi-agency response plan to deliver zero tolerance to doping. After the retreat, we will be deploying the plan to effect just as Adak is deploying every measures to fight doping. We are giving an assurance that the we will win the war,” Namwamba said.
Athletics Kenya president Jackson Tuwei promised to present an effective solution to the crisis at the end of the workshop, adding that the country needs joint efforts to win the war.
“We need all the efforts as a country and today, we just started the discussion on how to manage the doping menace, we will have the best resolutions,” said Tuwei.
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