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"Conductors will lose Jobs" Kenyans React after Electric Bus is Spotted In Nairobi Expressway

Matatus employ nearly 10% of Nairobians either directly or indirectly. There are those who work as drivers, touts famously known as conductors and traffic control individual who help locate less congested routes for matatus to evade waste of time. These matatus are usually allowed to pick their passengers at the Central Business District (CBD).

The introduction of the Electric Buses in Kenya has caused alot of mixed views among Kenyans. The buses have zero emissions and are less costly in terms of fuel consumption as they are rechargeable. Today, an electric bus was spotted along along the Expressway heading to the city. According to a post shared by Ma3Route channel on twitter, the bus had no touts hanging on doors as used to be in matatus.

Netizens shared mixed views with others saying that this may lead to eradication of Matatus plying the CBD causing emissions. As such, several conductors may lose their jobs. Video. https://twitter.com/Ma3Route/status/1582983160153149440?t=wLPbKwQ5YDB7UFtIzStvig&s=19

Here are some of their comments.

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