Insecurity: Ayade makes profiling of motorcycle operators in Ikom LGA compulsory

The Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade has made profiling of motorcyclists compulsory in Ikom Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

He gave the order in  a bid to curb the security challenges associated with commercial motorcyclists (Okada) and private ones in Ikom LGA.
Governor Ben Ayade, through the Executive Chairman of Ikom Local Government Council, Hon. Kingsley Namgbe Egumi directed all Okada riders and private motor cycle owners in Ikom LGA, to make available detailed personal information including their full name, residential address, place of origin, phone number,valid Identity card preferably NIN or voters Identity card, etc to Ikom Local Government Council, as requirements for operating as a cyclist in the area. 
The Chairman stated this while presiding over a security meeting which also had the Nigerian police, the Army, Civil Defense, the Road safety,Fire service, the DSS,Custom,etc. According to the Chairman, all cyclist in Ikom LGA are required to obtain a safety jacket, stickers, for easy identification, and appeal to both commercial and private cyclist to abide by the direction in the interest of peace.

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