Nanyuki matatu operators challenge Probox, Sienta operators to fight them

Protests in Nanyuki town termini last week.

The row between matatu operators against Toyota Probox and Sienta operators in Nanyuki town is seemingly not coming to an end soon.

The two have been fighting over transport business in the area with the matatus seeking to have preferable Proboxes and Sientas kicked out of business.

Yesterday, some operators under Nanyuki Cab sacco deflated (Video Below) the small matatus tires and asked the operators to start the war.

“You can now bring on the war”, one of the driver challenged after he was filmed deflating a Probox tires at the stage.

Last week the same matatu operators held a mock funeral of the area women rep Cate Waruguru saying she was behind the influx of the small matatus pushing the 14-seaters out of business.

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However, Waruguru refuted the claims saying political rivals were behind the protest to taint her name for being voice of the voiceless.

Protesters holding mock burial at Nanyuki terminus. [Photo: Courtesy]
She said she will fight to ensure all and sundry have freedom to do business fairly in the area.

It is claimed some high-profile persons have invested in some matatu saccos and have been using police and county government to frustrate other operators.


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