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 each day levy.
Chief of the union, Comrade Mansur Tanimu, instructed newsmen in Kano that, his affiliation doubts the membership of those that launched into the strike.
He stated, ” the choice to collects N100 each 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 directly.
He defined that the members had been requested to pay 27,000 yearly, tax of N16,000 or N100 each day, “and we agreed on N100 each day”.
That is even because the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sama’ila Shuaibu Dikko, confirmed that police and sister safety businesses arrested an inexpensive variety of hoodlums who trigger a nuisance on Kano streets within the guise of protesting the alleged hike of each 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 each day tax, whereas some youths took to the streets purportedly protesting the governments’ resolution to tax Tricycle operators.
Whereas most residents had been seen trekking lengthy distances because of the one-day warning strike by Tricycle operators, jobless youths in some components of the town mobilized themselves, blocking roads and inflicting heavy 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, stated 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 can’t verify the variety of folks arrested to date, however I can inform you that now we have made arrests and inside few hours, we are going to certainly deliver the state of affairs underneath management. ”
He stated the police was working with sister safety businesses to deliver the state of affairs underneath management.
As on the time of submitting this report, our correspondent who moved spherical the town noticed that safety businesses have introduced the state of affairs underneath management.