Hundreds of traders and businesses owners on the nine road corridor in South B Nairobi have less than 3 weeks to vacate and find alternative location for their businesses.
This follows after the Kenya urban road authority (KURA) gave out 30 days notice to the traders to pull down all structures erected along the road, failure to which their properties will be demolished.
The Roads includes, Kapiti,Aoko, plainsview, Mwangeka, sorry, mchumbi, daidai, mukenia and mariakani.
The affected traders include, vegetable vendors ,clothes sellers, shoe hawkers, building material vendors, kioks and permanent structures owners.
In a letter issued on 26th August 2021, KURA’s director of the road asset and corridor management Abdulrashid Mohammed said that the evected traders illegally encroached road and should vacate to pave way for rehabilitation.
“Please take notice that failure to act as directed above will result into forceful removal of yourselves and encroaching matters disclosed above at your own cost by authority upon the expiry of the stipulated notice period” said Mohammed.