Niger state government has announced an indefinate ban on the use of commercial Okada motorcycle in Minna the state capital.
State Deputy Governor Alh Ahmed Muhammed Ketso announced this while addressing Newsmen in Minna on steps taken to curtail insurgency in the state.
Alh Ahmed Mohammed Ketso explained that the ban on commercial motorcycle take effect from tommorow Thursday.
According to him they are starting with Minna to see its level of effectiveness before deciding on whether to implement in other local government councils.
Under the new arrangement he said private motorcycle operators are to operate from six o’clock in the morning to nine o’clock in the night.
Alh Ahmed Mohammed Ketso however said adequate monitoring mechanism will be put in to ensure strick compliance with the order.
On if they have knowledge of negotiation between parents of abducted Kagara Islamiyya school pupils with bandits he said they are fully aware.
Alh Ahmed Mohammed Ketso added that the policy of Niger state government not to pay ransom to bandits remain sacrosanct.
[contact-form][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Website” type=”url” /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”textarea” /][/contact-form]