Migori BodaBoda urged to curb insecurity

By MN Reporter

Migori County Yes Youth Can President Shem Were has urged boda boda operators to take details of their night customers and leave them for their colleagues to help trace crime.

Speaking during the burial of a former boda boda operator at Awendo Sub-county, Were said that the boda boda operators risks carrying strangers especially at night therefore it is wise to take their records and give to colleagues who are remaining at their various stages to assist in tracing bad customers.

He said the idea will boost security in town more so night operators, urging residents to voluntarily offer information to the police.

Were also asked both the County and National Governments to offer safety awareness to the boda boda operators to save their lives.

Bodaboda that are working at night must know which estate or area a customer is being taken, Shem Were

His sentiments were echoed by Migori County Commissioner Anne Ng’etich.

When contacted over the phone, Ng’etich said that cases of insecurity to boda boda operators who are attacked by their customers will end if the idea is adopted.

She said the police are working round the clock to see to it that residents get adequate service insisting that the public
must also be part of this effort.

“The operators need to become one another’s keepers and must know who was taken where and when,” Ng’etich said.