Mr Cornelius Shoilbial, Permanent Secretary, Special duties, Plateau Government House, says that 95 per cent of commercial tricycle operators (keke) in the state are not registered.
Shoilbial made the disclosure on Monday in Jos, at a media parley organised by the state government to mark this year’s Democracy Day.
He said that government’s decision to restrict the operators’ movement to 9pm was to curtail security challenges posed by the riders.
“Most of the tricycles are not duly registered, so it becomes difficult for the perpetrators to be traced when the tricycles are used to commit crime.
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“We found out at a point that most of the crimes were traced to the tricycle operators and had to act quickly,” he said.
The Permanent Secretary said that curtailing the time of operations had…
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