Tricycle operators protest enforcement of monthly payment of N15,000 tax by Anambra govt


Operators of commercial tricycles in Awka, the Anambra State capital have protested the enforcement of a monthly N15,000 tax by the state government.

Tribune Online gathered that the operators complained over the constant hounding of their members by policemen, personnel of OCHA Brigade, a civil security outfit in the state, and operatives of Anambra Vigilante security services, which were used to enforce the payment.

During the protest, the operators including operators of shuttle buses refused to ferry passengers, leaving many stranded on the streets.

They carried placards expressing their pains over the high tax. Some of the placards read: “Soludo wants to kill us. We say no…

Source: Nigerian Tribune