Omtatah to file petition against NTSA new digital number plates

Busia Congressperson Okiya Omtatah, on Sunday, September 18, caused a stir over the new computerized number plates sent off by the Inside Cupboard Secretary Fred Matiang’i.

Addressing the press, the Congressperson nitty gritty an update composed by an authority from the Public Vehicle and Wellbeing Authority (NTSA) and addressed to its Chief General Benjamin Njao.

The notice, which was wrote by the Overseer of Enlistment and Permitting, asked if the Authority would utilize direct obtainment in creating the number plates enmasse.

Omtatah was bewildered by the update revealing that during the send off on August 30, Matiang’i had an example of the computerized plates and reported that the new item was prepared for rollout.

a FILE IMAGE OF Omtatah
a FILE IMAGE OF Omtatah

“Around August 30, Inside CS Fred Matiang’i met a gathering in Ruiru and had tests of the computerized number plates. He reported that the plates would start procedure on October 1 and individuals were given year and a half to get the plates at an expense of Ksh3,000

“Is stunning that I got a specific notice dated September 6 addressed to the Chief General from the Head of Enrollment and Permitting. The letter was requesting authorization to utilize direct acquisition. Assuming these number plates had previously been made for use and tests sent off, why the requirement for acquisition,” expressed Omtatah.

Thus, the Congressperson reported that he wanted to document a request against NTSA over the obtainment cycle.

During the send off, Matiang’i noticed that the plates would be relevant for all cars, including motorbikes and three-wheelers, trailers and farm vehicles, both private and government-claimed.

The shift, which is compulsory, additionally impacted vehicles utilized by ambassadors and global associations will embrace the new generational plates.

The computerized plates will be synchronized with the Kenya Income Authority (KRA) frameworks to catch sellers who sidestep settling charges.

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