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OYRTMA to clampdown on tricyclists without permit, defaced windscreen

Kogi bans tricycles, motorcycles from operating on highways

…Enforcement begins May 20

The Oyo State Road Traffic Management Authority (OYRTMA) will from Monday May 20, 2024, begin the enforcement of a special operation, tagged “Operation Stop and Remove Stickers On Tricycle Windscreen”.

Adesagba Adekoya, a retired major and OYRTMA chairman, who disclosed this in Ibadan, said that it has directed all OYRTMA commanders to mobilize their personnel to embark on the enforcement as from Monday.

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He noted that tricycle riders fond of defacing their windscreen with different stickers aside hackney permit and revenue ticket will be apprehended.

Unnecessary stickers on windscreens, he pointed out, cause accidents on the roads.

Adekoya added that safety of lives and property is an obligation of all stakeholders and road users.

The chairman said that tricycle riders must get a hackney permit and revenue ticket to operate in the state.

Adesagba also directed roadside automobile mechanics around Aliwo Road, setback of water reservoir and Agodi Gate Ibadan to vacate the premises immediately.

He frowned at the unwholesome act by the mechanics, saying their acts constitute safety hazard and environmental infraction in the area.