Nairobi intensifies crackdown on hawkers, boda boda operators

County officers demolished illegal structures in some streets within the central business on February 22, 2018. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The crackdown started on Thursday.
  • Nairobi’s inspectorate officers also demolished illegal structures.
  • Over 80 hawkers were arrested and more than 10 motorcycles seized.

Police and county officers clashed with hawkers and boda boda operators in Nairobi city centre on Friday during a crackdown dubbed 'Operation Fagia Nairobi County'.

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