Bayelsa orders maximum of 2 passengers in tricycle

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COVID-19: Bayelsa orders maximum of 2 passengers in tricycle

ID 19

The Bayelsa Government has ordered that no tricycle operating in the state should carry more than two passengers at a time to check the coronavirus pandemic.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Transport, Mr. Ere Efeke, in Yenagoa on Tuesday.

Efeke said that the decision was part of the state government’s efforts at preventing the spread of the disease to the state.

Bayelsa does not have any coronavirus case at the moment.

The permanent secretary called on all boat and taxi operators to support the government’s efforts at preventing coronavirus from entering the state.

“All buses shall carry a maximum of the driver and one passenger in front and two passengers per seat.

“Boat operators are to carry two passengers per seat, while taxi drivers are to carry two passengers per seat and one passenger in front,” he directed.

The official said that anyone coughing, sneezing or showing any sign of respiratory…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper