By Callistus Agwaza
Jalingo (Precise Post) – Following the rising wave of crime in the state generally and Jalingo specifically where acts of murder, armed robbery and kidnapping are fast becoming the new normal, Taraba state Governor Darius Ishaku has urged security agencies in the state to up their game in ensuring the protection of lives and property of the people.
In a press statement issued in on Monday and signed by Muslim Aruwa Senior Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor on New Media, the governor also reiterated the ban on the use of motorcycle in the state capital and urged security agencies to confiscate any motorcycle found and to arrest the users for prosecution.
“The Taraba State Government has observed with dismay the frequent use of motorcycles in Jalingo, the state capital in violation of government’s earlier directive. For the avoidance of doubt, ban on the use of motorcycles in Jalingo is still in force.
“Government has therefore directed security agencies in the state to commence the immediate arrest and confiscation of all motorcycles found violating this order. Residents have been urged to be law abiding and support government’s decisions taken for security reasons”the statement read in part.