Gbenga Ashafa advises Motor Cycle riders to write a bill to the Senate

Must Read

Chinese Medical Team Arrives In Nigeria

A 15-man medical delegation from China has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.Recall that the Minister of...

FG Reduces 2020 Budget Over Coronavirus Pandemic

Due to the global economic realities necessitated by the Coronavirus outbreak,  the Federal Government of Nigeria has sent a...

Coronavirus: Governor Okowa Provides Update On Delta’s Index Case

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has provided a fresh update on the State’s first Coronavirus (COVID-19) case.Recall that...

Coronavirus: Ethiopia Declares State Of Emergency Over Rising Cases

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency to keep in check the spread of coronavirus in the country.Prime Minister...

Mike Adenuga Redeems N1Bn Pledge To Fight COVID-19

The Mike Adenuga Foundation has redeemed his N1 billion pledge to the Central Bank of Nigeria and private sector...

The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Gbenga Ashafa, has advised the Amalgamated Commercial Tricycles and Motorcycles Owners Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) to approach the National Assembly with a bill to regulate and institutionalise the association and its activities.

Ashafa made this statement on  Tuesday,as he made the call at a public lecture on the ‘Roles of Tricycles and Motorcycles in Transportation Development in Nigeria’ at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.

The senator told the leadership of the transport union that such a bill would make it easier for the members of the association to access structured loans with the support of the Ministry of Transportation and other government agencies.”

“Ashafa who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, was conferred with the award of the ‘Arrowhead of Transportation’ in recognition of his efforts in sanitising the Nigerian transport sector,” the statement said.

The Senator commended the association for being one of the largest employers of labour at the grass roots and urged the membership to remain law-abiding.

“I must caution your members to obey traffic laws as laid down by the various states in the federation.

“They should watch their speed limits, resist dangerous riding and keep off of-limit roads, especially highways,” he added.

Punch Nigeria

- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -