Kidero walks to office as taxis block off City Hall
Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero was on Wednesday morning forced to walk to his office after striking taxi operators blocked roads leading to City Hall.
The Governor agreed to meet with five representatives of the taxi operators to discuss the increased parking fee.
The taxi operators had joined their matatu counterparts in protesting against the increased parking fee.
Under the new parking fee regime, 14-seater matatus are to pay Sh5,000, 41-seater matatus to pay Sh8,000, while 41 seater matatus are to pay Sh7,250
Parking fees for taxi operators from Sh2,000 to Sh6,000 per month per vehicle.