The County Government of Nakuru has placed a lock down in the city’s town, following resolutions by the County Emergency Response Committee, in an effort to control the spread of corona virus.
According to the County Commissioner, all markets will be closed and boba-boda riders and matatus barred from the city center.
The county has come up with alternative bus stops outside the town and passengers are advised to walk to town once they alight from the matatus.
Touting and idling at bus stages has also been banned and only the driver and the conductor will be allowed at the stage and they are expected to remain seated inside the vehicles as they await for passengers to board.
All traders at Nasha markets will now be moved to Afraha main stadium while wholesale and retail traders at wakulima market will be moved to Afraha Annex.
The County government has also said it will open with immediate effect Mwanga, Kiratina and teachers markets inorder to accommodate traders who operate on the roadsides within these areas.