By Khadija Aliyu
Motorist and other roads users,
have been urged to obey traffic rules traffic rules, to minimize road accidents in the state.
The commander general Kano state hisbah board, Sheikh Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa,made the call while recieving the managing director of Kano state road traffic agency (KAROTA), at hisbah headquarters Sharada Kano.
According to him, obeying roads traffic rules is inline with Islamic teachings, on protection of lives and properties.
Sheikh Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa pointed out that, Kano state hisbah board under the present administration, would collaborate with KAROTA, to organize a senstization campaign on traffic control.
” would no doubt reduced the rate of accidents on major roads,in which lives and properties were lost, the Sensation campaign would be targeted towards minimizing, excess speed while flying roads, reckless driving, at the traffic lights, or corners, and round about”
The commander general highlighted that, preparations were in top gear, to redeploy hisba personnel to major roads, markets, mosques and schools.
Earlier in his re marks,the Managing director Kano road traffic agency (KAROTA), Alhaji Faisal Mahmoud Kabir explained that, they were at hisbah to solicit and collaborate, in areas of educating the public on how to avoid roads accidents, over speed and maintaining law and order.
He also appealed to the board, to sat up a special Da’awa unit, across ministries and departments in the state, which he said, would go a long way in curtailing societal vices.
Faisal used the oppurtunity, to inform the hisbah commander general that, KAROTA had intercepted 3 cars, loaded with assorted bottles of beer along zaria kano road.