The Kenya Police Service has issued a road closure notice on Monday 5th September 2022, the same day the Supreme Court is expected to deliver its ruling regarding the Presidential petition.
In a statement shared by Vitalis Otieno, OC Traffic Nairobi Area, the roads leading to Supreme Court shall be closed 2 hours before the seven-judge bench starts to make its ruling.
The affected roads will be;
Ngong Road will be closed at the junction of Ngong Road 1st Avenue (opposite NHIF). No motorist will be allowed to access CBD through Kenyatta Avenue via Cathedral Road but instead are advised to use Haile Selassie Avenue.
Cathedral Road/ Milimani Ngong Road which accesses Milimani Law Courts will be closed at Kenyatta Avenue Valley road junction (NSSF). Only vehicles heading to the court will be allowed. All other motorist are advised to use Valley Road.
Cathedral Road/ Haile Selassie Avenue junction will be closed and motorists are advised to use alternative route of Haile Selassie/Ngong Road.
In another statement, the Acting Inspector General Noor Gabow barred the public from accessing the Supreme court where the decision is expected to be delivered noting that the move is necessary to ensure there is peace and order around the court.