Yaya Centre Chaos at Yaya Centre (Photos)

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play A motorist Near a lit Bonfire by Traders Staging Riots near Yaya centre (Courtesy)

Rioting Traders on Thursday morning burnt tyres and blocked the road near Yaya Centre to protest the demolition of their kiosks by the Nairobi County government.

The structures, located near Yaya Centre on the busy Yaya Ring Road, were demolished on Wednesday night by the officers, without any notice.

play The situation near Yaya centre after Traders staged Demonstrations (Courtesy)

play Some of the structures demolished by County officers near Yaya Centre (Courtesy)

 

The rowdy traders disrupted Traffic flow on the busy Yaya Ring Road . Police officers manning traffic advised motorists to use alternatives roads to avoid being caught up in the fracas.

According to the traders, they were shocked to finds their structures demolished without Notice.

In 2015, the County government of Nairobi Under Dr. Evans Kidero ordered demolish of structures erected outside churches, mosques, learning institutions and social halls.

play The situation near Yaya centre after Traders staged Demonstrations (Courtesy)
play The situation near Yaya centre after Traders staged Demonstrations (Courtesy)

 

The former Governor said some kiosks outside the institutions provide cover for criminals to monitor movements and plot attacks.

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