In Niger state all commercial motorcycles and tricycles operating in Minna metropolis must henceforth operate between the hours of six in the morning to nine o’clock in the night.
Commissioner of Police in charge of Niger state Adamu Usman who stated this while addressing Newsmen in Minna said this is in strict compliance to the directive of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello during an emergency security meeting.
Represented by Deputy Commissioner of Police Shawulu Dan Mamman the Commissioner of police warned that any operator found on the street beyond this window of operation will be arrested and sanctioned according to law.
Similarly he said all pharmacists and chemists operating within the state have been warned to desist from sale of illicit drugs to safeguard the health of Nigerlites.
Mr Adamu Usman maintained that operation of all un approved motorparks within Minna metropolis must stopped forthwith.
He however said that a joint security and intelligence led raids will be reinvigorated to arrest both dealers sellers and users to serve as deterrent to others.
Mr Adamu Usman added that the directive followed consistent unrelenting and criminal breaches of peace house breaking theft and robberies within Minna by some miscreants.