Reports have emerged that the government is on the verge of evicting a roadside chips vendor who has become an internet sensation.
Kenya urban roads authority stated that it was wrong for any business person to set up a business in areas around public foot bridges or on road reserves.
Beverlyn went viral on social media after her invitation appeal to members of the public to buy her fried potatoes popularly known as "chips mwitu" from her kiosk.
In a statement,Kenya urban roads authority stated that the kiosk was illegal as it was unauthorised adding that it was infringement to pedestrian rights as they footbridges and walkaways were meant pedestrian passage and not any form of business.
A number of traders are said to have invaded on walkways or footbridges and set up businesses.
Traders operating along the recently completed Ngong road were warned against setting up businesses on road reserves.
Kenya urban roads authority statement comes hours after nominated senator Millicent Omanga was called out by the trader.
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