Ondo begins fresh registration of Okada operators to curb violence and kidnapping

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Dayo Johnson-Akure

DISTURBED by the spate of violence across the state, Ondo state government has commenced a fresh registration exercise for all private and commercial motorcyclists as well as tricyclists.

Also, the state government has perfected plans to reactivate the residency card, known as ‘Kaadi Igbeayo’ introduced by the immediate past administration for the registration exercise.

The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to tge state governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Special Duties and Strategy, Dr Doyin Odebowale said this in Akure.

Adebowale noted that the decision to register the motorcyclists is a fallout of government’s recent suspension of the state executive of Commercial Motorcyclist and Tricycle Association (COMTRA).

“We have received many complaints from the public on the unruly behaviour of the operators, while many of the motorcyclists are not…



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