Abuja minister admits negative impact of restriction on tricycles

The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, said that the restriction placed on commercial tricycle operators to certain parts of the city was one of the most difficult decisions that the FCT administration had to make.

Anthony Ogunleye, Chief Press Secretary to the minister, in a statement on Sunday, said Mr Bello disclosed this during the presentation of the FCT’s 2020 statutory budget to the joint sitting of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on the FCT.

The minister said that the decision was imperative because commercial tricycles by law should not operate on the express and highways along with vehicles as they pose dangers to both passengers and riders.

According to Mr Bello, most roads within the Federal Capital City, were expressways and thus could not accommodate the…

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