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Kaduna Bans Motorcycles, Weapons, Restricts Tricycles In Kaduna



Kaduna Bans Motorcycles

All automobiles used for industrial transportation are to be painted in yellow and black inside 30 days.

Telecommunication providers have been shut down in elements of Kaduna State as a part of new measures to combat banditry within the state.

Elements of Kaduna affected by the telecommunications ban weren’t made public at a media briefing held by the Commissioner for Inside Safety of House Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who introduced different new measures at a media briefing on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.

Additionally efficient from September 30, the state authorities banned using bikes, each for industrial and private functions, for 3 months.

All automobiles used for industrial transportation, together with journey hailing vehicles for Uber and Bolt, are to be painted in yellow and black inside 30 days.

Tricycles are allowed to function solely between 6 am and seven pm, and the federal government emphasised a ban on possession of or wielding of harmful weapons.

The sale of petrol in jerry cans or different containers has additionally been banned in Birnin Gwari, Giwa Igabi, Chikun, Kachia, Kagarko and Kajuru LGAs.

Aruwan mentioned the brand new measures within the curiosity of our collective security and safety, and to help safety businesses combating criminals.

The commissioner mentioned the inconvenience is regretted, however the hardship is predicted to be non permanent.

“Too many lives have been misplaced, and too many households have been shattered.

“Small teams of depraved individuals can not proceed to carry us to ransom, and power us to dwell in perpetual concern,” he mentioned.

Kaduna is likely one of the worst affected by banditry and violent assaults within the northern area, with 1,482 individuals killed and three,695 kidnapped between January 2020 and June 2021, in accordance with the federal government’s personal information.