Ogun Police Task Force Impounds 70 Unregistered Okada
Having realized the involvement of riders of unregistered motorcycles in disorderly behavior and wanton destruction of properties by okada riders, the Ogun state police command, in conjunction with other security agencies set up a joint task force to clamp down on the riders of such unregistered motorcycles.
The operation commenced their work today in Abeokuta metropolis, and it is going to be extended to other parts of the state in the coming weeks.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi the Ogun State Police Command Spokesperson said this in a statement made available to journalists in Abeokuta.
During the operation coordinated by the assistance commissioner of police in charge of operations, ACP Bolanle Muritala, no fewer than seventy unregistered motorcycles were impounded by the task force.
The impounded motorcycles will not be released until the owner of such motorcycle provided evidence of its registration, and the number plate which must be fixed on the motorcycle.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has commended the task force for the professional manner in which they carried out the operation.
He also commended the leadership of Okada riders association for their supportive role and assured them that the operation is going to be a continuous exercise.
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