Thousands were Abandoned at night time in Nairobi as Police blocked Thika Road
A large number of drivers and travelers were up to speed in a Nairobi-wide lockdown the evening of Saturday, April 17, after police moved to authorize the 8 pm to 4 am curfew.
A few significant streets driving in the city including Thika Street, Langata Street, Mombasa Street, Waiyaki Way and Jogoo Street had police barriers causing significant traffic gridlock, without any vehicles permitted all through the city.
Sources show that police likewise set up detours across a few streets inside the city including Wilson Air terminal, Galleria Shopping center, Mwiki, Kasarani, Intersection Shopping center and Shujaa Shopping center.
Other police barricades were at the Coptic Medical clinic, Elgeyo Street, Arboretum Street and Kayole Intersection.
One driver posted a video web based saying, “I’m presently on Thika Street and the police have hindered the street since it’s past time limitation time. They (police) have disclosed to us we will rest out and about until 4 am.”
Publicly supporting traffic application Ma3Route showed that traffic was upheld along Eastern detour and Kangundo Street.