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Kenyans Can Now Smile : The Planned Matatu Strike Has Been Called OFF

The Matatu welfare association chairman Mr Dickson Mbugua has called off the planned matatu strike after what they termed as a successful meeting with the Transport permanent secretary .

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“Our issues will be sorted out and we will resume work as usual” said Chairman Dickson Mbugua

The association had announced in the past week that were are planning to go on strike after NTSA issued a ban to all the Embassavo buses.

After the meeting with the National Transport And Safety Authority  the ban issued against Embassavo sacco was lifted and the company asked to resume back to duty after putting their house in order.

Residents of Emabakasi, Pipeline, Donholm  and Fedha Estate can now afford a smile since they no longer have to pay hiked fees.

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Kenya Matatu Owners Threaten To Hold A Nation Wide Strike

The Matatu Welfare Association has issued threats to stage a nation wide strike following the suspension of Embassavo sacco by the National Transport and Safety Authourity (NTSA) after the ghastly road accident by one of their vehicles.

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During the press conferences in Nairobi yesterday the matatu association chairman Dickson Mbugua condemned NTSA for the ban issued to the entire sacco saying that it is not mandated to issue the ban.

They are schedule to stage their protest in July 1st starting from Uhuru park where they will all assemble as they wait for a directive from the higher authority.

In response to the threats the Director General Francis Meja  while addressing the press at the NTSA headquarters cautioned matatu operators who are planning to be part on the protest to be ready to exit the industry.

Meja further condemned the claims saying they are aimed at bringing reforms in the matatu sector.



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