Brace yourself for higher matatu fares from tomorrow

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Matatu owners association has directed  all its members to increase  fare by ten shillings per route in Nairobi following the government’s move to impose 16%  VAT on petroleum products.

Briefing the media MOA chairman Simon Kimutai says they have no time now to negotiate with the government as the their previous  efforts  on the same to  Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich  have been  futile.

MOA  has also set 30 shillings for minimum fare in all routes in Nairobi city.

He further raised his concerns over what he term as exortotion by the traffic officers saying  the sector loses 1 billion shillings money to police as bribe.

 

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