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Kisii PSV vehicles comply with the Presidents’ directives to fight Corona Virus

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At the same time the operators asked the government to regulate the price of basic commodities from shoppers.

Kisii Matatu Operators spraying a sanitizer to a passenger before boarding a matatu. The operators have asked the government to provide free Sanitizers to the people. PHOTO/E.ANGIRA

Vehicles  ferrying  passengers  in Kisii County  have complied  to the  directive  from President  Uhuru Kenyatta  by ensuring  that they have Sanitizers and other measures to ensure their passengers safety. 

Speaking to Gusii star in Kisii, Kisii Transline classic Benjamin OnKoba said they are prepared to help their passengers and heed the government directive to tame the spread of COVID 19

“We have sprayed our booking offices and also ensure all the passengers who use our vehicles use sanitizers before boarding to ensure their safety”, Mr Onkoba said.

He also added that they have provided protective gears gloves, face masks, overalls to their staff such as and also ensure they too sanitize themselves for better of their health.

Mr Onkoba said that they have put safety measures to ensure that thier bus park is not overcrowded and asked those who have no business at the park not to show up and rather stay at home.

He asked the PSV owners to provide sanitizers to the passengers especially students who are going home after closure of schools the directive which was given by the president.

On the other hand Marlboro Vehicles plying Kisii-Nairobi route Chairman  Yobesh Twabe also has asked passengers to adhere to the ministry of Health directive by co-operating with bus company staff to combat the spread of the virus.

According to Monica Nyaboke who is a  Matatu owner  it will be effective if  passengers adhered to the safety measures put in place to help the government’s effort in combating the spread of the virus by regularly washing hands and even carrying sanitizers.

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