Rivers State Ban Keke Napep In 19 Major Roads.
The Rivers State Ministry of Transport has observed with dismay, the indiscriminate operation of Tricycle (Keke Napep) operators along major roads in the State and the unsafe container haulage by Truck Drivers.
In line with section 74 subsection 1 (h) of the Rivers State Road Traffic Law No. 6 of 2009, Keke Napep Operation is forthwith banned in the following areas in the State;
– TRANS AMADI ROAD (ZOO – GARRISON).
-THE ENTIRE OLD PORT HARCOURT
THE ENTIRE BOROKIRI AXIS
-EAST – WEST ROAD
– ADA GEORGE ROAD
– AIRPORT ROAD
– NTA – CHOBA ROAD
– RUMUOKWURUSI – ENEKA – IGWURUTA ROAD
– SLAUGHTER – WOJI ROAD
– OGINIGBA – ARTILLERY ROAD
– EASTERN BYPASS
– OIL MILL – ELELENWO – AKPAJO ROAD.
-OLD ABA ROAD
– ILOABUCHI ROAD
– ELEKAHIA AND ELIKAHIA HOUSING ESTATE.
– GULF ESTATE TO AKPAJO.
– WAJA TO NKPOGU.
Any Keke Napep found operating in these areas would be confiscated and owner prosecuted.
Also, Truck/Trailer drivers operating in Rivers State are further warned never to carry containers or other heavy items not firmly secured and strapped to their trailer flatbeds. Defaulting vehicles will be impounded and drivers prosecuted.
Sam Soni Ejekwu
Rivers State Ministry of Transport