Kano: Tricycles Joint Union leaders dissociate association from strike

The Joint Kano State Tricycles Affiliation has disowned the strike embarked upon by a few of its members, expressing helps to the state authorities imposed N100 every day levy.

Chief of the union, Comrade Mansur Tanimu, advised newsmen in Kano that, his affiliation doubts the membership of those that launched into the strike.

He mentioned, ” the choice to collects N100 every day tax was reached actively with our consent after conferences with the Kano State Transport Company administration and a few Safety officers, due to this fact anyone who thinks in any other case, is alone in it”.

Tanimu additional debunked allegations that the state was forcing members to pay N60,000 without delay.

He defined that the members have been requested to pay 27,000 yearly, tax of N16,000 or N100 every day, “and we agreed on N100 every day”.

That is even because the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sama’ila Shuaibu Dikko, confirmed that police and sister safety companies arrested an affordable variety of hoodlums who trigger a nuisance on Kano streets within the guise of protesting the alleged hike of every day tax on Tricycle operators by the authorities of Kano Highway Site visitors Company (KAROTA).

On Monday, the Tricycle operators stayed house in protest of the N100 every day tax, whereas some youths took to the streets purportedly protesting the governments’ determination to tax Tricycle operators.

Whereas most residents have been seen trekking lengthy distances on account of the one-day warning strike by Tricycle operators, jobless youths in some elements of town mobilized themselves, blocking roads and inflicting heavy site visitors for each commuters, motorists and pedestrians.

Throughout his maiden press briefing on Monday, the brand new Commissioner of Police, who arrived in Kano on Friday, mentioned safety reviews indicated that hoodlums took benefit of the state of affairs to foment bother.

He additionally confirmed to journalists that a number of arrests have been made. ”I cannot verify the variety of individuals arrested to this point, however I can let you know that now we have made arrests and inside few hours, we’ll certainly carry the state of affairs beneath management. ”

He mentioned the police was working with sister safety companies to carry the state of affairs beneath management.

As on the time of submitting this report, our correspondent who moved spherical town noticed that safety companies have introduced the state of affairs beneath management.

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