Mombasa County government confirmed receiving complaints from affected passengers and promised to act swiftly
Some of these matatus are rarely fumigated
When you take a walk in most developed towns in Kenya, you cannot fail to spot a hawker who has a â€˜permanentâ€™ solution to bedbugs.
Public service vehicles in Mombasa may soon be subjected to compulsory fumigation thrice a month to fight the bedbug menace.
This is according to Health Executive Hazel Koitaba who lamented the poor hygiene in most PSVs.
â€œA lot of bedbugs are being carried across the regions into Mombasa and from one place to the other within the county,â€ she said.Â
Mombasa County government confirmed receiving complaints from affected passengers and promised to act swiftly.
The bedbug menace is also experienced in some routes in Nairobi, one nicknamed â€˜kunguni saccoâ€™ In Eastlands.
Some of these matatus are rarely fumigated and passengers often complain of painful bites especially when stuck in traffic.
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