NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 10- Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiangi has reiterated his earlier warning that security apparatus are ready for the Monday crackdown against any Public Service Vehicle that will not have complied with Michuki rules.
He says the Government is determined to end impunity and cartels in the sector.
He was speaking at the California Seventh Day Adventist Church at Kaptembwa in Nakuru County, where he warned flouters will be brought to book.
“We shall do this job. I have even asked prison authorities to increase their budget because they will have more guests in the next a few months,” he asserted.
Thousands of people have died as a result of road accidents, some of which are attributed to carelessness, drunk driving and speeding.
He has since directed security chiefs to act firmly in restoring order in one the most chaotic sectors yet important, in the country.
“It will be all systems go come Monday because we cannot thrive in disorder,” he said.
Matiangi who was accompanied by North Mugirango MP, Joash Nyamoka and his host, Samuel Arama said the government will not allow more deaths on roads to occur simply because operators did not want to comply with regulations.
Citing the Fort Ternan road crash that left 58 people dead, Matiangi added that the country was losing thousands of people who are still in their productive years.
“Many others especially those involved in boda boda accidents are left with serious injuries, if
“We want to help the operators grow their businesses and this can only happen if there is order. We also appreciate that some of those vehicles are acquired through loans which need to be repaid.”
The crackdown will also deal with errant insurance companies and motor vehicle body builders.