Tonight the government is also defending its decision to block all major roads due to curfew violations. The Nairobi Regional Commissioner says less than 50% of Nairobi residents are complying with protocols to stop the spread of covid-19. He said that today they'll spend their night along the major roads in an effort to ensure that there is compliance.
Yesterday hundreds of motorist were stuck in traffic and the night was filled with shock, pain and frustration as even some cleared essential service workers were caught in the chaos.
The Inspector General of police and the government spokesman both took to Twitter to urge Kenyans to work with the government in ensuring that the covid containment measures set by the head of state are complied with, as the government tries to contain a deadlier third wave.
While the government has extended the 8 pm curfew within the disease zoned areas until the end of May, many feel that the directive hurts more than it helps.
Vehicles almost parked on major highways in the capital were shared all over social media with Kenyans expressing their frustration at what they termed as a an unpleasant experience.
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