The Articulated Motorcycle and Riders Association of Nigeria, (AMORAN), Ogun State chapter, has warned its members across the state to obey government’s new directives on transportation during the lockdown window in the state.
The body also said that it will confiscate any motorcycles from its riders from defying the lockdown rules in the state.
They were also mandated to carry one passenger at a time.
This was disclosed in a statement made available to newsmen by the Public Relations Officer of the body, Otunba Taofeek Sokoya on Monday.
It is imperative to note that failure to comply with these directives will lead to the confiscation of the Okada.
According to the release, it is also essential that Motorcycle operators must wear face masks and ensure their passengers wear same.
''AMORAN is known for being law-abiding, and as such would continue to support all government’s efforts, policies and steps toward curbing further spread of the pandemic.
“The message we have for members is to continue to support the government and obey, especially these new directives of government as we believe they are intended to ultimately flatten the Coronavirus curve."
“It is when we are alive that we can work and make money.
“We will like all members to obey government’s directives on lockdown." the union notes.
In the meantime, AMORAN wishes to specially acknowledge and appreciate the novel ideas and efforts of HE Prince Dapo Abiodun in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. His efforts, alongside that of other critical stakeholders in the administration of have been instrumental in containing the spread of the global pandemic in the state.
This is evidenced in the relatively low number of Covid-19 cases recorded do far in the state. We say kudos to the Governor, in the hopes that we would all march on to victory in the fight against the Disease.