Popular old-school rapper, CMB Prezzo, revealed in a recent interview that the emergency system 999 started working again thanks to him.
Prezzo claims he single-handedly made the move after revisiting the event that happened in 2017.
In the 'Glow up with Makena' show, Prezzo goes back in time when he recalled trying to call the 999 emergency service line but his efforts bore no fruit.
In another interview in 2017 when Larry Madowo hosted the famous old-school rapper.
At the time, Larry was curious about what his involvement with socialite Huddah Monroe was all about.
In response, Prezzo said there were pressing matters to address like the fact that the emergency line in Kenya does not work.
On live TV, they called the 999 lines to prove that the claims were not just rumours.
Guess what? Prezzo was right. No one responded. Two days later, he revealed that his efforts to make the system functional became successful.
The emergency line was 100% functional.
In the recent interview with Makena, he called the emergency line and it was indeed working.
The officer on duty said they work 24 hours a day to serve Kenyans.
Prezzo urged Kenyans and bloggers to create awareness that the 999 emergency line works, and that they should call it for help Incase of an emergency.
An emergency includes any emergency: an accident, death scenario, an attack, theft, a stalker, blackmail, or even something suspicious that the police can further investigate.
999 is an official emergency telephone number in a number of countries that allows the caller to contact emergency services for urgent assistance.
Countries and territories using the number include Bahrain, Bangladesh, Botswana, Eswatini, Ghana, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Kenya, Macau, Malaysia, Mauritius, Poland, Qatar, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, Seychelles, Uganda, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and Zimbabwe.
Other countries such as the United States of America use the emergency number 911.