A Public Service Vehicle (PSV) driver and his conductor plying the Ongata Rongai route in Nairobi are the first winners of the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) Clean Content #FomuNisafi PSV Cash Award.
Mr. John Thiongo Mwema and Hamisi Mtani Abdul won the Ksh. 10,000 cash award after the week long nomination and voting exercise that came to an end on Friday 8th May, 2020.
The duo’s vehicle Registration No. KCT 407T belonging to Gin & Juice Sacco was nominated and voted for among the five listed nominees for playing and promoting clean content and also creating awareness on the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Some of the key terms and conditions the winners had to meet before being crowned was that they had to have been registered with KFCB, observe the Covid-19 regulations and set guidelines like social distancing and sanitizing, play clean content, the PSV crew to be courteous, maintain general cleanliness and to exhibit good time management skills as regards client service delivery.
Their vehicle was also to have been compliant with the the Board’s Licensing requirements of obtaining an exhibitor’s license worth Ksh. 2,000 annually.
The award of Ksh. 10,000 was shared between the driver and the conductor.
Ms. Nelly Muluka, KFCB, Corporate Communications Manager presided over the awarding ceremony held at the Nyayo Stadium Matatu Stage.
Also present at the award event was Mr. Justine Ombati, KFCB, Regional Head, Nairobi as well as Corporal Sammy Ondimu Ngare, who is a police officer and one of the Board’s clean content ambassadors and Coordinator of this campaign.