Video: Kirinyaga Women Rep in a war of words with a motorist over breaking traffic rules

You want to punch me? - motorist tells off female MP

Kirinyaga Women Representative Purity Wangui Ngirici

On Tuesday morning, Kirinyaga Women Representative Purity Wangui Ngirici found herself on the wrong side of the road which ensued to a confrontation with a motorist.

A video which was shared online, showed the motorist facing off with the Kirinyaga Women Rep, who he accused of overlapping.

The motorist, who is yet to be identified, told off the legislator and asked her to follow the rules and further accusing her of trying to punch him.

"You are a grown woman and should follow the rules. Shame on You... And you are trying to punch me?" the man said.

The motorist was applauded by Kenyans on Twitter who pointed out their disappointment with VIPs who fail to follow the stipulated rules.

Motorists stand their ground

Previously, activist Boniface Mwangi has been vocal with asking Kenyans to put VIP's in their place on the roads unless they have been granted the right of way by the law.

In July, Bonny posted a video after he refused to pave way for a VIP motorcade using the wrong side of the road in order to avoid the traffic.

I only give way to ambulances and fire engines. I block entitled civil servants and politicians who love to use sirens to avoid traffic," wrote Mwangi on his Twitter page.

"As a taxpayer, l expect the people in these big cars to follow the law and work towards solving the perennial traffic jams,” he added.

On May 2019, the inspector general of police issued a directive that will see a category of VIPs receive road clearance whenever they are using the road.

Only vehicle with right of way

Category one includes the President, Deputy President, First Lady, Cabinet secretaries for Interior, Defence and Foreign Affairs and Principal Secretary for Interior.

Category two include Chief Of Defence Forces, service commanders, Inspector General of Police, deputy inspectors of Kenya Police and Administration Police while category three include speakers for National Assembly and the Senate and Majority Leader.

Category four include retired presidents and prime minister while category five include ambulances and fire brigade.

All other vehicles including the government ones were and are required to follow normal traffic procedures. 

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