Naija News- Enugu State Don Ban Okada

okada_riders photoOne year prison!! Di Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday pass bill, banning motorcycles inside Enugu Capital territory, Enugu North, Enugu South and Enugu East Local Government Areas.

Di bill talk say, any person who operate okada dey guilty of an offence and upon conviction go dey liable to one year imprisonment without an option of fine. Gbam! Di new law take effect July 3rd.

Mr Sunday Ude-Okoye, (PDP-Awgu North) said it was a wonderful bill, aimed at curbing criminal activities being perpetrated in Enugu State using motorcycles.

“Enugu State is no longer at ease as some of the motorcycle riders have ceased to use it for the genuine purpose of transportation,” he said.

According to him, the riders of such motorcycles have been using the motorcycles for negative purposes such as kidnapping, handbag snatching, killings, spying bank customers among others.

 

 

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