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FRSC arrests 367 unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles, tricycles in northeast

The Federal Road Safety Corps has impounded 367 unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles and tricycles  in Borno, Yobe and Bauchi states. The Zonal Commanding Officer of…

The Federal Road Safety Corps has impounded 367 unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles and tricycles  in Borno, Yobe and Bauchi states.

The Zonal Commanding Officer of the FRSC, Zone 12, Assistant Corps Marshall, Imoh Etuk, disclosed this yesterday during the fourth quarter 2019 Zonal Operators Meeting held in Bauchi.

He said 187 motorcycles and 180 tricycles were impounded during the operation, which started on October 2.

According to him, the enforcement in Borno state has not been possible because of the security challenges there, adding that in Bauchi state, 187 motorcycles and 11 tricycles were apprehended while 169 tricycles  were impounded in Yobe state.

He disclosed that so far, 1,411 motorcycles and tricycles operators have acquired their National Driver’s License and Number Plate, following the opearion.

Etuk also revealed  that from January to October this year 24, 399 road traffic offenders were apprehended in the Zone.

He said between June to October there was a 0.2% increase in the enforcement of traffick rules and regulations.

He warned all those who have not acquired their licences and number plates to immediately do so as the zone has zero tolerance for defaulters.

“I wish to warn all those are have refused to comply with this directive to comply forthwith because we will not spare anyone we find violating this but must be prosecuted in accordance with the law.”

 

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