Tricycle operators, popularly referred to as ‘Keke’ drivers working in Kano State have commenced an indefinite strike over the N100 every day tax imposed on them by the State Authorities.
The Kano State Authorities, by the Roads and Site visitors Company (KAROTA) had enforced the every day tax which the riders described as extortion.
Most streets within the metropolis have been reportedly abandoned as solely non-public automobiles, buses, taxis, bikes, and vans are plying the roads.
DAILY POST correspondent gathered that because of the absence of public mass transit within the state, most commuters going to their workplaces and college students going to high school have resorted to trekking to get to their locations.
Opposite to the same old congestion on the street in some elements of the state capital, roads had been abandoned on Monday as solely non-public and heavy-duty autos had been seen.
Nevertheless, the State Authorities had, on Sunday, unveiled plans to drift a transportation firm with about 200 buses earlier than the top of 2021.
College students, staff trek as ‘Keke’ drivers start indefinite strike in Kano