Owners of Matatus with graffiti (Nganya’s) threaten to go on another strike

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Owners and drivers of matatus with graffiti popularly known as Nganya have stated that they will issue a date over the government’s directive that they remove graffiti from their matatus in the new rules.

Speaking in Rongai one of the drivers stated that apart from boosting their business and attracting customers, the graffiti business has employed very many young Kenyans.

The drivers further stated that the graffiti has cost them a lot of money to put and that removing them will also be expensive.

Moha of Moha Graffix last week told Ghetto Radio News that some matatu owners use as much as Ksh. 500,000 to put the graffiti on their vehicles and removing will make them incur losses.

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet had given matatu operators have until Monday to remove the graffiti on their vehicles ahead of the major crackdown.

In 2014, President Uhuru Kenyatta called for the relaxation of rules banning graffiti and artwork on PSVs, saying it allowed youths to use their talent and earn a living.

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