Insecurity: Niger state government bans illegal motor parks

Operators of illegal motor parks have been banned by the Niger state givernment from operating within the Minna metropolis.

Hajiya Ramatu Yar’ardua, the state Commissioner for Transport made the announcement on Thursday March 4. 

Yar’adua who was represented by Dr Ibrahim Musa, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry said Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello gave the directive during the weekly executive council meeting.

The commissioner said the ministry would enforce its traffic law by installing electronic instrument on all traffic lights to track vehicles. She further stated that they will begin the dismantling of all illegal parks starting from Friday March 5. 

Registration of all motorcycles and tricycle and every operator will also soon commence, and those without the registration cards would not be allowed to operate in the state.

Yar’adua announced the withdrawal of vehicles using government registration plate numbers but are not for government officials, and also said any vehicle seen with a government registration plate number whose user was not a government official who be tracked.

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