Mbuvi Sonko has bowed to pressure and lifted the ban on matatu from accessing
the Central Business District.
Governor suspended the ban due to overwhelming public outcry.
suspending the ban, Sonko said he was deeply concerned by what people went
through yesterday as a result of the ban.
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 Sonko.
before suspending the ban, Sonko allegedly called Kiambu Senator, Kimani
Wamatangi, last night over the same.
confirmed today during an interview that he indeed had a
chat with the Governor over the ban.
revealed that Sonko called him the previous night confirming that the ban would
be lifted pending further consultations.
(Sonko) did call me last night and he confirmed that, indeed, he was lifting the ban for further consultations with
stakeholders to be held,” he said.
Kenyan DAILY POST