Friday, December 27, 2019

Kano State government to ban commercial tricycles from carrying male and female passengers together


Kano State Government is ready to place a ban on male and female passengers on board same commercial tricycles stating from January.

The information was released to the public by the state commissioner for Information, Mohammed Garba on Thursday, in accordance to Sharia law.

This move would prevent the temptation to indulge in immorality, he added.

Sheik Haruna Sani who is the Commander-General of Kano State Hisbah Board said the action became necessary to address the disregard of Islamic laws by commercial drivers, mainly tricycle operators in the name of carrying out their businesses.

Sani concluded that any defaulter would be forced to pay N5,000 fine or six months suspension.

He added that the agency would work with Kano Road Transport Agency and other agencies to ensure strict compliance.