The Chairman, Lokoja local government council, Alh. Muhammad Dan’Asabe Muhammad has order the arrest of any commercial motorcycle operator carrying more than a passenger in the night.
Muhammad gave the directive during an extraordinary security meeting in Lokoja, Kogi state capital.
The security meeting also placed a ban on operation of commercial tricycle, popularly known as Keke NAPEP, within Lokoja metropolis from 10:00pm every night.
The council chairman explained that the ban became necessary to checkmate security challenges in the local government area.
He assured resident of his commitment to make Lokoja secured at all times.
He charged security agencies to do all in their power to stamp out cultism and other crimes in the Local government.
The council chairman unveiled identification jackets for commercial tricycle and motorcycle operators in the local government area, and charged leadership of the two unions to be more proactive in the discharge of their duties.
He warned that he will hold union leaders responsible for any violation of the directives by their members.