You can’t ban Probox, youth need them to earn in­come — Rutto

The Star (Kenya) - - Counties Rift Valley -

al­ter­na­tive,” Rutto said. He urged the gov­ern­ment to find a so­lu­tion by work­ing with op­er­a­tors, in­stead of is­su­ing or­ders. Rutto said the gov­ern­ment has a re­spon­si­bil­ity to cre­ate wealth and job op­por­tu­ni­ties, not to kill them. “How does the gov­ern­ment ex­pect the ru­ral pop­u­la­tion to reach their homes if it bans these ve­hi­cles with­out com­ing up with al­ter­na­tive means of trans­port?” he said. “Let them bring one Nis­san matatu to re­place very Probox re­moved from the road.” He said the youth, who are the ma­jor­ity of the op­er­a­tors, face fi­nan­cial prob­lems and the gov­ern­ment should not worsen their sit­u­a­tion.

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