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Nairobi City Bulldozer: Sakaja's Ban On Night Clubs In Residential Areas Is Heroic (Opinion)

Nairobi governor Johnson Sakaja on Friday, 25 September, 2022 banned the operation of city night clubs to curb the noise pollution and restore calmness in residential areas.

The city governor revoked the licences issued to the entertainment joints and ordered county officials not to renew night operation permits to the facilities.

However, Sakaja clarified that Central Business District night clubs will continue operating and other non-residential premises in specified streets.

"Those already issued are hereby cancelled, and the establishments may continue operating as bars and restaurants only. Henceforth, nightclub licences will be issued to premises only within the Central Business District and specified streets in other non-residential areas" Governor Sakaja issued an order.

Sakaja's decision to shut down nightclubs operation seeks to curb the constant noise pollution emanated by the entertainment joints in residential, that distracts the peaceful nights of the adjacent residents. Although a score of dissenting city residents have denigrated the ban, but it will later click to the consent of all Nairobians that a peaceful night is what every resident hope for.

Additionally, nightclubs have been a hive of theft and promote muggers as the hooligans target the commuters of residential areas around club premise to expertise their robbery skills. The shut down of nightclubs will restore security in places where theft and robbery incidents have become the norm.

The first time governor, city bulldozer, wins the trusts of electorates in restoring the glory of the city by initiating dignity and order reinforcement measures such as banning night clubs.

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