Nigeria: Borno State Government Will Ban Tricycles From Major Highways

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BY BABAGANA BUKAR WAKIL, MAIDUGURI   

The Borno State Governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has said that the state government seek procurement of new fleets of buses for both intra and inter-state mass transit services.

Zulum disclosed this during presentation of 2020 budget at the State House of Assembly.

He said the government will ban tricycle riders, popularly known as KEKE NAPEP from plying highways within the state capital from January 2020.

He also said they will introduce state owned taxi cabs, trucks and pickups for transportation of goods and services. 

                                                                                                                                                               He added that this will ensure decongestion of Maiduguri, the state capital and promised to continue to support KEKE NAPEP operators in the State.

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