Transport Commissioner, Keke operators' chairman assure on free flow of traffic
.......sets up Taskforce on decongestion
The chairman of tricycle operators known as CITROWAAS in Anambra State, Mr. Sylvester Obiora, has cautioned the operators to avoid recklessness on the road this season.
Obiora who spoke recently in Awka the state capital , while addressing the operators also warned them not engage in criminal act this season.
He cautioned that Christmas and new year period was associated with heavy traffic, therefore they should obey traffic rules and regulations to avoid accident and congestion of the roads.
The chairman charged the taskforce not to hesitate to arrest any tricycle operator who defaulted the directives, stating that for any operator to run one way amount to serious traffic violation.
Obiora lauded the Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Christian Madubuko, for his commitment to sanitise transport sector.
Madubuko in his speech commended Obiora for setting up Special Taskforce for the decongestion of roads during this season.
The Commissioner vowed that Anambrarians would celebrate free flow of traffic this season .
He commended Governor Willie Obiano for creating conducive environment for Keke operators in the State and aggressive rehabilitation of roads in the State, which would pave way for ease movement of goods and persons on Anambra roads.
In his own speech, the chairman of the task force, Comrade Mike Ashiegbunem Onyekelem, vowed to live up to the expectation, assuring that Anambra State would not witness any traffic challenge this period.
The Chief Media Officer of CITROWAAS, Dede Uzor, A Uzor, lauded both the Commissioner and Obiora for coming out with this wonderful idea of decongestion the roads this season, saying, it was timely and extremely important at this period of the year.
He said " this is the first time Anambra State will not witness traffic challenge during yuletide".