Abia State Authorities has denied reviews that business tricycles (Keke) have been final week banned plying main roads both in Aba or Umuahia.
The State authorities in a press release by its Commissioner for Data, Abia State, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, mentioned the federal government was significantly involved concerning the unruly habits of some Keke operators who’ve virtually transformed each street and avenue nook into unlawful parking and loading areas thereby grossly impeding free circulation of visitors.
Kalu mentioned the federal government was frightened that concerning the continued flagrant disregard for visitors guidelines usually however not restricted to working with out the required permits, driving in opposition to visitors, overloading, over-speeding, disregard for authorised visitors controllers and many others, by the Keke operators.
The Commissioner warned and directed leaders of the assorted Keke Unions within the state to instantly work with the Ministry of Transport to make sure that Keke parks and loading areas are recognized and correctly designated alongside main roads and streets.
He urged them to make sure that there’s complete compliance with normal visitors guidelines.
“The assorted Unions are hereby given 2 weeks to make sure complete compliance or threat drastic measures from the state authorities.”
Kalu added that State Governor, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, PhD, was desirous of guaranteeing that each one residents get full worth from the continued city renewal initiative of his administration with none particular person or group constituting an obstacle to its full realization.