Tricycle operators strike in kano left passengers Stranded.

Abdullahi Jalaluddeen

The strike Embarked by the tricycle operators in kano has left Passengers stranded due to a shortage of means of transportation.

Radio Nigeria correspondent Abdullahi jalaluddeen who monitored the Situation reports that many people have resolved to track in the metropolitan areas.

In many areas of the state visited people were seen stranded in different bus stops within the metropolitan local governments.

The tricycle operators were agitating that the 8000 naira imposed as operational permit for each operator was too high, they were seeking for review of the permit price.

Radio Nigeria observed that okada riders resurfaced in some areas despite the ban of okada riders operations In the state, security personnel were seen patrolling strategic to ensure peace and order in the state

A tricyclist Musbahu Ali who spoke to our correspondent decried the high charges of dues collected from them by the government as revenue.

Speaking to journalists the Managing Director of Kano Road Traffic Agency Alhaji Baffa Babba Danagundi said the government was spending a huge amount of money in building the infrastructure, security, and other facilities the Tricycle operators are enjoying, hence majors needed to be implored in ensuring that revenue was derived for the maintenance of the infrastructure and enhancing Security.

“We cut down the dues of operational permit from one hundred thousand to eight thousand Naira only, and in the last two years no kobo was collected from the tricycle operators as a result of covid 19, yet these operators felt that the Charges are too high for them despite the infrastructure and security they are enjoying in kano”

Baffa Babba Dan’agundi added that the government has Concluded arrangements for provident mass buses for transportation geared toward alleviating the suffering of the people.

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