Ebonyi Govt Shuts Illegal Motor Parks

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Ebonyi State Government has ordered the shutdown of unapproved motor parks within Abakaliki, the state capital.

A statement by the State Commissioner for Capital Territory Development, Mr. Onyekachi Nwaebonyi explains that the decision was part of undercover security precautionary measures to check the movement of criminals, arms and ammunition.

Mr. Nwaebonyi explained that the Government and the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) were in agreement to ensure strict compliance with the order noting that vehicles found at illegal motor parks would be impounded.

The statement further notes that loading and offloading of commercial vehicles in the capital city should take place at approved motor parks as passengers and drivers who violate the order would be arrested and prosecuted.

Amechi Kingsley

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