The governor of Nairobi has claimed that a ban on public minibuses in the city centre is intended to keep city workers fit.
Mike Sonko said in a press conference that many people don’t go to the gym and:
“we want our people to exercise”
Matatu CBD ban a way of keeping Nairobians physically fit, says Sonko.
“From Muthurwa to the CBD is a one minute walk. Many people don’t go to the gym. We want our people to exercise…” Governor Sonko #MatatuCBDBan pic.twitter.com/BtpJJiePP7
— Citizen TV Kenya (@citizentvkenya) December 3, 2018
A ban on public minibuses – known as matatus in Kenya – from entering the central business district started yesterday.
First Published 03.11.18: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-africa-46418786