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Motorcycle riders protest revenue increment in Zamfara




Motorbike riders in Zamfara State on Monday took to the streets of Gusau, the state capital, to protest the sudden income improve from N20 to N50 per day.

The protestors gathered on the state Inside Income Service in Gusau to demand a proof for the sudden improve with out notifying them.

Talking to newsmen, the bike riders stated they only woke as much as hear the sudden improve which they stated knowledgeable the protest.

“We’re people and we’ve the constitutional proper to be told of any change of coverage that impacts us” they lamented.

When newsmen visited the secretariat of the Amalgamated Affiliation of Motorbike Riders and House owners in Gusau, all over the place was locked due to the protest and not one of the government members might be reached for remark.

When contacted, the Chairman, Zamfara State Inside Income Service, Alhaji Akilu Mohammed Dama, who spoke by the Director of Administration, Alhaji Mohammed Lawal Muhktar, stated the issue didn’t concern the Inside Income Service however the leaders of the bike riders affiliation.

In line with him, the administration of the Inside Income Service held a sequence of conferences with leaders of the affiliation and even wrote an official letter which they responded to indicating their acceptance of the increment.

“If the leaders of the affiliation didn’t inform their members, there ought to be an inside disaster between the leaders and their members to not disturb the peace of most of the people.

“Even the N20 they claimed that they had been paying, we weren’t receiving something from the folks gathering the N20 from them,” he stated.

The Chairman stated that plans have been concluded for information capturing to know the variety of bike riders working throughout the 14 native authorities areas of the state.

In line with him, the identify of each business bike rider, variety of his bike, his deal with should be taken, saying that each bike rider should be given a quantity for safety causes.

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