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Rivers Bans Tricycles On 19 Roads, Streets by manuelcc(m): 6:25pm On Aug 31, 2020
Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt

The Rivers State Government has ordered commercial tricycles popularly called Keke Napep to steer clear of 19 major roads and streets in the state.

The government also threatened to impound trucks involved in unsafe container haulage.


A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transport, Sam Ejekwu, said the government was compelled to take the action following the indiscriminate operations of commercial tricyclists and unsafe container haulage by truck drivers.

Ejekwu said the government relied on Section 74 of the Rivers State Road Traffic Law of 2009 to issue the order.

Some of the affected roads are Trans Amadi, Aba Road, Ikwere Road, the entire old Port Harcourt Town, the entire Borokiri axis, East-West Road, Ada George, Airport Road, NTA-Chioba, Rumuokwurusi, and Slaughter-Woji road.

Others are Oginigba-Artillery road, Eastern Bypass, Oli Mill-Elelenwo, Old Aba Road, Iloabuchi, Elekahia, Gulf Estate and Waja to Nkpogu.

The statement said: “Any Keke Napep found operating in these areas would be confiscated and the owner prosecuted. Also, Truck/Trailer drivers operating in Rivers State are further warned never to carry containers or other heavy items not firmly secured and strapped to their trailer flatbeds. Defaulting vehicles will be impounded and drivers prosecuted.”

Source: https://www.google.com/amp/s/thenationonlineng.net/rivers-bans-tricycles-on-19-roads-streets/amp/
Re: Rivers Bans Tricycles On 19 Roads, Streets by Brandstudio01: 6:26pm On Aug 31, 2020
Such a bad time for Keke rider living and operating in any of these area.
Re: Rivers Bans Tricycles On 19 Roads, Streets by Kriss216: 6:29pm On Aug 31, 2020
The name of the reporter is Mike Odiegwu.


Which one is Odiegwu again

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Re: Rivers Bans Tricycles On 19 Roads, Streets by ggirl4real: 6:30pm On Aug 31, 2020
I hope they've made available alternatives for the poor masses?
Re: Rivers Bans Tricycles On 19 Roads, Streets by Faguy: 6:33pm On Aug 31, 2020
Our leaders enact laws without thinking of the masses
Re: Rivers Bans Tricycles On 19 Roads, Streets by flyingpig: 6:33pm On Aug 31, 2020
In this corona recession na E person get mind dey restrict a poor man's means of income. Jobs you no go still create o. No wonder ur mama name u wicked

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