Niger Police vows to enforce Okada ban in minna

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Niger Police vows to enforce Okada ban in minna.

Yahaya Zakka Minna

Niger State Police Command has observed with dismay the non-compliance of the total ban of commercial motorcycle operators popularly known as “Okada” in Minna as from 3rd June, 2021 as announced by Niger State Government.

In a press release signed by the Command Police Public Relation Officer,DSP Wasiu A.Abiodun made available to Journalists in Minna, stressed the preparedness of security agencies in the State to enforce the ban as announced by the State Government and hereby warned Motorcyclists and Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Riders and Owners Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) to voluntarily comply with the State Government order.

He stated that it is the expectation of the State Police Command that members of the public should be responsible law abiding as the measure is for safety and security of Minna metropolis in particular and Niger State in general.

However, the Police and other security agencies shall commence aggressive enforcement of this order to ensure full compliance and anyone found violating the order shall have his motorcycle confiscated, while private motorcycles are allowed to move between the hours of 06:00am to 09:00pm. Members of the public are admonished to cooperate with security agencies in the interest of general security of the State.

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