By Muhammad Ibrahim,Sokoto
Sokoto state government has imposed a 12 hour restriction on the movement of motorcycles in four local government areas of the state where bandits have been on the loose recently.
The local government areas affected by the motorcycles movement restriction are Isa, Sabon Birni, Rabah and Goronyo.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state disclosed this after over two hours meeting of the State Advisory Security Council (SASC) meeting held at palace of the Sultan of Sokoto Wednesday.
Apart from the motorcyclists restriction which will last from 6 pm-6 am, the SASC also resolved that all motorcycles and their respective riders in the affected local government areas will be duely registered by constituted authorities.
In this regard, the governor explained, the Police, Federal Roads Safety Commission (FRSC) in conjunction with traditional authorities have been directed to ensure compliance to the directive.
He appealed to members of the public in the state and those in the affected areas to understand that this measure is being taken in the best interest of all.