Gov Wike Says Motorcycle Owners Must Apply For Permit To Operate

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Governor Nyesom Wike

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has said any person or corporate entity that requires the use of a motorcycle for lawful purposes must apply for permit from the office of the Governor to operate.

The Governor added that there would be proper documentation of the operational details and particulars of both the motorcycle and designated users.

In a state broadcast, Wike also said, “we are hereby issuing the final warning to all those operating motorcycles shuttles and or hawking foreign exchange along Birabi Street, Hotel Presidential, GRA junction by Zenith Bank up to Tombia Street to immediately leave or be arrested and prosecuted”.

Wike also banned street trading activities in the State.

“I hereby direct the traditional leadership of Rumuola, Rumuogba and Okoro-nu-odo communities to immediately stop all street trading activities around, in or under the flyovers in their respective domains or be deposed, arrested and prosecuted.

“Similarly, the traditional leadership of Rumuwoji Mgbuduku, Obiekwe, Nkpolu-Oroworokwo, Abali, Rebisi, Rumukalagbor-Oroworokwo and Ezimgbu communities are hereby directed to enforce the ban and ensure that no form of trading takes place around and under the flyovers located in their communities.” he said.


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