South MP, Moses Kuria, has slammed Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko for frustrating
efforts to address Nairobi’s persistent transportation challenges claiming that
the Governor rejected a good proposal on how to streamline the city’s transport
is in reaction to the ban on matatus from the CBD by Sonko which has taken
effect beginning today.
a statement to Kenyans, Kuria, who is the National Assembly’s Transport,
Infrastructure, Public Works and Housing Committee’s Vice Chairperson, said
Sonko was bitterly opposed to working with the Nairobi Metropolitan Area
Transport Authority (NAMATA).
disclosed that NAMATA had come up with a long-term solution to the
transportation woes in the city but the Governor rejected the solution without
Mike Sonko remains bitterly opposed to NAMATA on the spurious grounds that it
is a ploy to deny him revenue and claw back on his powers.”
claims are unfounded and not true,” said Kuria.
latest moves to adopt knee jerk measures to ‘decongest the city’ are just a
smokescreen meant to divert attention from his opposition to NAMATA,” he