The governor of the State of Anambra, Willie Obiano, can ban tricycle operators (Keke NAPEP) within the state.
This, our correspondent, he discovered, was as a result of enhance in crime allegedly related to operators.
It was discovered that, in a single week, a minimum of 12 individuals had been killed in Awka, the state capital, in actions associated to worship attributed to Keke operators from NAPEP.
A authorities supply stated: “The governor is contemplating banning Operation Keke NAPEP in Awka due to safety stories that relate them to cult actions. As an alternative, buses might be supplied for passengers ”.
The state authorities held a gathering on Wednesday at Alex Ekwueme Sq. with Keke operators in Awka, the place it expressed concern in regards to the enhance in instances of crimes perpetrated by tricycle operators.
The Secretary of State Authorities, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, stated: “Safety stories acquired previously few weeks have indicated that tricycles have additionally been used to commit crimes, together with kidnapping, taking pictures, theft, amongst others.
“If they’re unable to determine the rotten eggs amongst you, the federal government can have no various however to ban the operation of the tricycle within the state.”