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Niger reveals effort to rescue 136 kidnapped pupils, bans illegal motor parks

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The Niger Authorities has assured that it’s making frantic efforts to make sure the protected launch of the 136 college students of the Tanko Salihu Islamic College, Tegina, Rafi Native Authorities Space of the state kidnapped by bandits.

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It additionally acknowledged that each one unlawful motor parks working in Minna, the state capital, have been shut down, that is coming one week after imposing a complete ban on the operation of bikes popularly often known as Okada in Minna metropolis..

Making the disclosure at a press briefing in Minna as we speak, the state Deputy Governor, Alh. Ahmed Ketso, mentioned vital progress is at present being made in that course.

“It’s subsequently necessary for our folks to know that the Authorities isn’t relenting in its efforts to make sure lasting peace and safety returns to the troubled elements of the state,” he acknowledged.

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Admitting the excessive stage of compliance to the ban on business bikes in Minna, Ketso additionally mentioned the Authorities is additional compelled to consequently implement the ban on unlawful motor parks within the state.

In line with him, “This ban will take impact from as we speak Wednesday ninth June, 2021; For the avoidance of doubts, the next are the legally acknowledged motor parks in Minna and the general public is suggested to strictly patronize the underneath listed motor parks solely”

“These embrace the Abdulsalam Storage, Central Storage, Kpakungu Storage, Limawa Storage, NSTA Storage, Mobil Storage, Peace Journey Park, Good Journey Park and Kure Market Park.”

The deputy governor defined that the transfer grew to become crucial to be able to additional shut some safety gaps within the transportation sector whereas advising commuters to desist from taking public transport exterior the stipulated garages.

He additional acknowledged that henceforth, all business autos within the state should receive business quantity plates with instant impact in addition to stickers from the Ministry of Transport.

“Using non-public autos for business functions is henceforth banned and anybody caught within the act might be prosecuted. Equally, all non-public bikes have to be correctly registered and the riders should additionally receive a rider’s card accordingly. Equally, all tricycles should even be correctly registered and issued a rider’s card.”

He then added, “let me use this chance to commiserate with residents of Minna on the hardships these insurance policies might have brought on them. Sincerely, the federal government is conscious of the difficulties the persons are going via transferring from one level to the opposite, I consider, this can be a worthy sacrifice all of us have to make within the curiosity of securing ourselves, our households and our property. ”

Niger govt imposes complete ban on business bikes in Minna

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