Wetang’ula faults govt’s PSV night travel ban
06 January 2014, 18:58
Bungoma - Bungoma Senator, Moses Wetang’ula has faulted the government’s move of banning night public transport services saying that it will affect the country’s economic growth.
Wetang’ula stated that the government’s ban of night transport is against its manifesto objectives of spearheading a 24-hour economy.
“Jubilee government has lost direction in its promised manifesto goals of fostering the country’s 24-hour economy by banning night public transport with claims of reducing road accidents,” said Wetang’ula.
“Road accidents cannot be overcame by the ban of night transport instead traffic police have failed to enforce the stipulated regulations. The late Michuki, the aged, today they term analogue reduced road carnage by less than 10% in just two months not by banning night public service travel but by ensuring traffic rules were strictly observed,” he added.
Wetang’ula added that allowing daytime transport in the public sector is running a 12-hour economy, and challenged the government to reconsider the move to deliver its campaign promises to citizens.
Moreover, he assured that the opposition will remain watchful in the government’s operations to expose any forms of corruption.
“The Jubilee MP personally hinted to me that the recently launched rail tender is inhibited by corruption of KES 400 billion; a scandal amounting to more than Golden berg and Anglo leasing saga put together,” noted Wetang’ula.
“Today we are telling them that their days are numbered in their incorruptible deals. We are keenly going to monitor Jubilee’s governance for accountability in the taxpayer’s fund utilization,” he assured.
Wetang’ula further said the government has made life very difficult to lesser citizens by legislating controversial and unfriendly laws, and delivering contrary to what they say.
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