In Summary
  • Mr Sonko said he would reduce parking fees by half and abolish trade licences for microbusinesses if elected.
  • The proposal is likely to pass for Jubilee Party enjoys a majority with 65 MCAs out of the 122.

Members of Nairobi County Assembly might to amend a legislation relating to taxes, fees and charges for services.

According to the Matopeni/Spring Valley MCA Abdi Ibrahim Hassan, who also doubles as the Majority Leader, ward representatives allied to Jubilee Party have pledged to table the amendment Bill once the house resumes.

"We plan to align the county Finance Act with the Jubilee Party and Governor Mike Sonko manifestos of the city," Mr Hassan said.

PARKING FEES
Governor Mike Sonko wants the House to amendment the Finance Bill to facilitate the implementation of his pledges.

During campaigns, Mr Sonko said he would reduce parking fees by half and abolish trade licences for microbusinesses if elected.

In a meeting with Matatu Owners Association last month, Governor Sonko said he would reduce both parking fees and impounding fees by 30 percent.

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