This Day (Lagos)

22 January 2013

Nigeria: Attack On Bayero - Kano State Government Bans Achaba Riders

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An Okada rider.

Following the attack on the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero which claimed the lives of six persons by gunmen , the Kano State Government has placed a ban on motorcyclists operating in the state.

In a special Radio and Televised broadcast on Tuesday, the state Deputy Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said the state government after security report decided to ban the commercial activities of motorcyclist in the state.

He said that henceforth no passenger carrying cyclist will be allowed to operate in any form in the state.

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Nigerian State Bans Motorcyclists

An Okada rider.

Following an attack on the Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, the Kano State government has banned commercial motorcyclists from operating in the state. Read more »