BREAKING | Plateau State Govt Bans Tricycle Operations in Jos and Bukuru Metropolis

The Plateau State Government has banned the operation of tricycles within Jos and Bukuru metropolis, following a seemingly violent protest which led to the destruction of property by the protesting tricycle operators in Jos. 
The ban was contained in a Press Release signed by Mr. Cornelius Shioibal, the Permanent Secretary Cabinet and Special Services on behalf of the Secretary to the state Government. 

The Statement reads:
“Government has observed with dismay the way KEKE NAPEP operators have taken law into their hands in the Jos Metropolis.
In view of this, Government has suspended the operations of KEKE NAPEP in the Jos Bukuru Metropolis till further notice, commencing from Monday 26th February, 2018.
The general public are hereby advised to go about their lawful businesses and security agencies are to take note, please” 
The ban covers roads in Jos and Bukuru and takes effect immediately, Security operatives have been directed to arrest any tricycle operator caught plying the roads hence. The government’s action was to curtail further destruction of property.

Tricycle operators are protesting what they consider indiscriminate levies imposed on them by the state government.


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