Benue govt bans bikes, Unlawful checkpoints in Sankera


The Benue State authorities have banned bikes and unlawful income checkpoints in some components of Sankara within the state.

The Benue State Safety Council disclosed this recognized in an announcement made obtainable to the news by the Everlasting Secretary Bureau of Inner Affairs and Particular Companies, Uyina Matthew on Tuesday.


In keeping with the assertion, the choice was taken after the consideration of the safety scenario in Katsina-Ala and different components of the Sankara space of the state.

Using bikes is hereby banned in Katsina-Ala and Ukum Native Authorities Areas, until additional discovery.

Using tricycles often known as Keke and different techniques of transportation aside from bikes might be allowed within the two native authorities areas.

Safety operatives have been given the directive to arrest defaulters and impound their bikes.

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Apart from the income assortment level on the head bridge in Katsina-Ala, no different income level is allowed inside the native authorities’ space.

“All workers of the Board of Inner Income Service, BIRS are required to put on custom-made jackets and id playing cards.

Safety brokers are mandated to dismantle all unlawful income assortment factors and makeshift retailers.

Additionally, loitering at the Katsina-Ala head bridge is prohibited. Loading and unloading of automobiles at Takum Junction and Katsina-Ala head bridge can also be prohibited.

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Regulation-abiding residents of the affected areas can now go about with their regular actions without worry,” the assertion mentioned.

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