Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has on Tuesday suspended the ban against public service vehicles from entering the central business district.
Speaking during a joint meeting with the affected PSV operators, Governor Sonko has vowed to find a way forward to a solution that has less negative implication all affected parties.
“I have met this morning with the affected PSV operators with a view to agreeing an acceptable solution that has less negative implication on all affected. During the coming days, I will continue to hold discussions with affected parties to find a way forward. “Said Governor Sonko.
Hon. Sonko continues by saying that he has also noted the plight of Nairobi residents as a result of the ban and therefore lifts the ban with immediate effect.
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“I have noted with deep concern the plight of Nairobi residents as a result of the ban, and hereby announce that the full implementation of this directive has been suspended with immediate effect.” Said Governor Sonko.
On Monday morning Governor Mike Sonko came under heavy criticism after thousands of people were forced to walk to their places of work.
The thousands included the crippled that had no chance when it came to competing with people in heavy congested areas.
Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja on Monday challenged the Governor saying that before such measures are implemented, it’s important to have contingent measures in place.