Otti Suspends Transport Levies In Abia
All transport fees levied against commercial drivers in the state have been halted, according to Alex Otti, governor of Abia State. This was said in a statement released on Wednesday by Ferdinand Ekeoma, the governor's special assistant on media and publicity. He said that the order was in keeping with the governor's election pledge to clean up the state's tax collection practices and put an end to all forms of extortion, intimidation, and harassment of drivers.
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Commercial tricycle riders and taxi drivers argue in Ondo about a proposed transportation fee
Lekan Oluduro, one of the cab drivers, emphasized that they weren't battling the tricyclists but rather wanted to make sure they agreed to pick up customers at the new fixed cost, especially because they now buy gasoline for N500 per litre. The drivers' union had set the cost of a trip from FUTA Northgate to Oja-Oba at N300 instead of the previous N200, which the commercial motorcycle riders continued to charge. The commercial tricyclists were accused by the taxi drivers who stopped traffic on the congested
Two Suspects Paraded by the Police for Killing a Tricycle Rider in Niger State
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Reactions As Otti Announces The Immediate Suspension Of Transport Levies In Abia
According to Channels Television, Dr. Alex Otti, the governor of Abia State, has ordered the immediate suspension of all types of transport levies payable to the Abia government and imposed on tricycles (keke), buses, taxis, and other commercial vehicles travelling Abia highways.
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Abia State Gov. Alex Otti suspended all transport levies imposed on commercial drivers in the state.
Photo showing Hon. Alex Otti, the governor of Abia State, Nigeria. Alex Otti, the governor of Abia State, claims that all transport fines assessed against commercial drivers in the state have been discontinued. According to VANGUARD NEWS, The governor's special assistant for media and publicity, Ferdinand Ekeoma, made this claim in a statement that was made public on Wednesday.
Governor Otti Announces Immediate Suspension Of Transport Levies In Abia
Dr. Alex Otti, the governor of Abia State, has ordered the immediate suspension of all forms of transport levies imposed on tricycles (Keke), buses, taxis, and other commercial vehicles operating on Abia roadways and payable to the Abia government. According to a statement made on Wednesday by the governor's media adviser, Ferdinand Ekeoma, this is in keeping with the governor's election pledge to clean up the state's tax collection practices and put an end to all forms of extortion, intimidation, and harassment of drivers.
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Suspected cultists killed four people in Rivers state
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Lagos Cart Pusher Crushed To Death After Fully Loaded Container Truck Fell on Him in Lagos
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Otti suspends levies collection from Abia transporters
According to Punchng. Abia State Governor, Alex Otti, has taken a significant step towards improving the transport system in the state by suspending all transport levies imposed on commercial drivers. The governor's decision aligns with his campaign promise to revamp the revenue collection process and put an end to extortion, intimidation, and harassment of motorists.
Ransom is demanded as ISWAP abducts four firewood truck drivers
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Rivers State: Family Seeks Justice after Gunmen Kills Uber Driver
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Today's Headlines: Troops kill 55 ISWAP fighters in Borno; NNPC announces new fuel price
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I left my husband, started riding Keke to feed my children’
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Driver Shot by Gunmen, Prompting Calls for Enhanced Security Measures
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The family of the e-haling driver killed by Gunmen seeks justice
Raphael Toby, an e-hailing driver, was shot and murdered by gunmen in Rumuibiakani, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers State. Donald Toby, the victim's younger brother, verified the event on his Facebook page, which our Port Harcourt correspondent saw on Friday. Donald, who claimed that the event happened on Tuesday, also said that after his brother was killed, the shooters fled in his brother's car.