Ekiti bans roadside trading – The Nation Newspaper


Agency Reporter

The Ekiti State Government has banned roadside trading and indiscriminate parking of vehicles.

To this end, the government said it would commence the full enforcement of the road traffic laws from Jan. 1, 2020, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The Head of the State Road Traffic Management Agency (EKSTMA), Mr Olufemi Olanrewaju, in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti on Monday said the action had become necessary to reduce incessant cases of avoidable accidents.

He said that this would also ensure free flow of traffic in all parts of the state.

“Beginning from January 1, 2020, the agency would no longer allow display of wares by the roadside by traders.

“Use of wheelbarrows, particularly, in Ado Ekiti city centre for purpose of hawking items will also be restricted,” he said.

According to him, the policy would also add value to the ongoing face lift initiated by the present administration aimed at giving the state capital a deserved befitting…



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