By Chidi Nkwopara
OWERRI—Imo State Government has warned unauthorized users of sirens, fake number plates and tinted vehicle glass to retrace their steps immediately or face the consequence of their illegal action.
Government read the riot act, yesterday, in Owerri, through the Chairman of the State Traffic Law Enforcement Unit, ISTMA, Hon. Ugochukwu Nzekwe, while addressing the press.
“We have arrested some people driving vehicles with tinted glasses without permits. We have since discovered that people use siren and tinted vehicles to carry out dastardly acts.
“Apart from being determined to arrest and prosecute illegal users of siren, tinted glass, fake vehicle papers and numbers, government is also very determined to enforce all traffic laws in the state,” Nzekwe said.
While debunking the rumour that “government has let loose its attack dogs on innocent citizens,” Nzekwe, insisted that “government’s primary interest is not the improvement of its internally generated revenue, but the safety of all road users.”
Continuing, Hon. Nzekwe said: “So far, we have brought back that consciousness and discipline am