Insecurity: Katsina close down illegal motor parks with immediate effect
By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina
In furtherance with consistent follow-up on the implementation of the Security Challenges [containment] Order, the Katsina State Executive Council meeting reviewed and approved the closure of all illegal motor parks across all the 34 Local Government Areas with immediate effect.
The Council further directed all commercial vehicles including luxurious buses
to immediately relocate their operations to designated approved Motor Parks.
A statement signed by the Secretary to Government of the State said that the Commissioners for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and Works, Housing and Transport and all Security Agencies have been directed to ensure strict compliance.
According to the statement, “the Council also approved the compulsory use of Reflective Jackets by all Commercial Motorcycle Riders across the State.
“The State Ministry of
Works, Housing, and Transport has been mandated to issue an appropriate Reflective Jacket Sample.”