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Taraba gov bans bikes, restricts tricycle use in Jalingo

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The Taraba State Government has imposed a ban on the use of motorcycles within the Jalingo metropolis, the state capital.

Additionally, the movement of tricycles (Keke) is now restricted between 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.

The decision comes as part of efforts to address security concerns in the area.

The government established a task force committee tasked with enforcing a complete ban on motorcycle use and regulating tricycle movement.

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The committee, headed by Taraba State Commissioner of Police Joseph Eribo, includes representatives from the Federal Road Safety Corps, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, National Security and Civil Defence Corps, Taraba Marshal, and the Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers. The Secretary of the Home Affairs and Special Services Department will serve as the committee’s secretary.

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A press statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the state outlined the consequences for violators.

Those found in breach of the directive will be apprehended and brought before a mobile court for trial.

Furthermore, motorcycles and tricycles used in violation of the ban will be confiscated and subsequently destroyed.

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