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June 14, 2024

Eid-ul-Adha: Plateau Police bans movement of tricycles 

Plateau


By Marie-Therese Nanlong 


Jos – The Plateau State Commissioner of Police, CP Emmanuel Adesina has banned the activities of commercial tricycle operators popularly known as Keke-Napep on Sunday, the 16th day of June 2024, and Monday the 17th day of June 2024.


The CP also reminded citizens that the total ban on the operation of commercial motorcycles also known as “Okada” within the Jos-Bukuru metropolis remains in force as he warned mischief makers to steer clear of the State as citizens celebrate the Eid-ul-Adha. 


The State Police Command in a statement issued by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Alfred Alabo said, “As Muslim faithful and their well-wishers will be celebrating Eid-ul-Adha in a few days, the Plateau State Commissioner of Police, CP Emmanuel Adesina has revitalized the security architecture throughout the State by deploying additional personnel to flashpoints and strategic positions throughout the State.


“In light of the foregoing, the CP wishes to warn all mischief makers and criminally minded individuals who may want to foment trouble, thereby disrupting the fragile peace currently being enjoyed on the Plateau to desist from such, as the Command under his watch is fully prepared to deal decisively with them by the extant laws. 


“To Parents/Guardians, Traditional and Religious leaders, the CP urges them to warn their wards, followers, and congregants to avoid any act that may cause a bridge of the peace in the State.
The Plateau Command remains resolute in executing its constitutional mandate of safeguarding the lives and properties of all residents of Plateau State. 


“Consequently, the CP has placed a ban on the activities of commercial Tricycle operators popularly known as Keke-Napep on Sunday, the 16th day of June 2024, and Monday the 17th day of June 2024, while the total ban on the operation of commercial motorcycles also known as “Okada” within the Jos-Bukuru metropolis remains in force.”


On behalf of the officers and men of Plateau State Police Command, the CP wishes all Muslim faithful a happy and blessed celebration.