Jigawa State government has banned the use of motorcycles from 9pm to 6 am across the 27 local government areas of the state.

The Dutse local government Council’s Chairman and Chairman of ALGON in the state, Alhaji Bala Usman Chamo disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse.

According to him,the decision was taken during the state security council meeting presided over by Governor Badaru Abubakar of the state.

Alhaji Bala Chamo further explained that the ban was part of measures to check activities of criminal elements, especially in rural areas of the state.

The ALGON boss noted that the leadership of commercial motorcycle riders were duly informed about the development for full compliance by their members.

He added that, signal has also been sent to all security agencies in the state in order to ensure the enforcement of directive as instructed by the security council.

Bala Chamo said anybody found disobeying the instruction given by the state government will be dealt with decisively.

He said there will be some exemption where there is congent reason.

Usman Mohammed Zaria