Several passengers yesterday spent the night outside clubs and bus stops after the buses they were travelling in were forced to stop due to the night travel ban.
Doorsteps of Trading centers along Mombasa Nairobi highway and Mtito Andei were flooded with people sleeping on shukas outside the doors after their buses failed to meet the night travel ban.
The ban dictates that the buses operate from 7 am to 7 pm strictly.
The Kenya Red Cross Society on Wednesday rescued 39 students who were stranded at a Kisumu bus booking office, a few metres from a nightclub.
Red Cross Kisumu team dispatched three Toyota Land Cruisers to ferry the learners to their schools in Siaya and Busia counties, moments after the plight of the students were highlighted.
The students, who had travelled from Nairobi and were on their way to various schools in Siaya County, were spotted by concerned members of the public and revellers at the Guardian Angel booking office next to the Barcadia Lounge in the heart of the Kisumu CBD.
Red Cross Western Regional Logistics Officer Jackson Oduor confirmed that among the stranded were 25 from Mbaga Girls High School, one from St Anne’s Kisoko, another from Sinyolo Girls and another from Rang’ala Girls in Siaya County.
Two others were from Bishop Okoth Ojolla, another two from Chulaimbo Boys and two Sinaga Girls.