The Managing Director of Kano Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA) Hon. (Dr) Baffa Babba Dan’agundi has assured that personnel of the Agency would be on ground to ensure easy flow of traffic during the forthcoming Sallah Eid-el-Kabir Celebration.
This was contained in a media statement signed by the public relations officer of the Ministry Nabilisi Kofar na’isa and was made available to Kano Daily.
The statement said Motorists and other road users were urged to respect all traffic laws during and after the period and accord KAROTA personnel all necessary cooperation to enable them carry out their duties effectively.
The Managing Director warned those who engages in car race and other dangerous ways of driving ,urging them to desist from the acc or face the wrath of the law.
The statement further charged Parents to desist from giving underage childre any vehicle to drive especially during the festive period which has become common as such act would not be tolerated by the agency, any underage caught driving would be apprehended and the vehicle seized.
“The period as we all know is characterized by lots of visitations to extended family and loved ones, while embarking on such visitations, KAROTA wishes to remind the teeming population of the state to think of their safety and drive safe.”
Tricycle operators are also reminded that only two passengers are allowed per trip and all must wear a face mask while overload of cars is also not allowed just as carrying someone on motorcycle is strictly prohibited.