Kisii County Commander Jebel Ngere has urged public to be aware of the unregistered private vehicles whichpurporting to offer transport to the other counties which were partially locked down at a cost.
Mr Ngere’s sentiments comes after President Uhuru Kenyatta declaration barring travel to and out of Nairobi, Mombasa, Kwale and Kilifi counties for 21 days; which are considered to be Covid 29 hotspots.
Speaking to Gusii star in his office the county commander urged the public not to be swayed as the directives given by the president is meant for the benefit of the whole country.
“Please for your kindness take the directives of the president seriously for your own safety, “he said.
Mr Ngere said that the president made clear that no movement to such counties and the public should take it seriously .
Mr Ngere vowed that however will be found trying to defy such directives will be arrested and face the law.
He asked the public in case they find such people trying to corn them to report at the police station.
He asked the boda boda riders to follow measures as outlined by the ministry of health to wear mask and carry one pavilion at a time.
“Both the boda bodas and riders are supposed to wear mask as away to curb Covid 19,”he said .
Mr Ngere stated that they will impound and arrest those riders who might defy such directives.
However the vehicles ferrying foodstuffs or other essential products like medical equipment and drugs were exempted from the restrictions.
Vehicles ferrying food products are only allowed to have one driver and such designated persons must be notified by writing.