Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has signed an Executive Order banning the use of motorcycles and tricycles between 7pm and 6am across the state with effect from Jan. 20.
The state Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Alhaji Ahmed El-Marzuq announced this.
“Section 5, sub section 2 of the 1999 Constitution as amended, conferred on the governor power to sign the order. The order is Motorcycle and Tricycle Restriction Movement 2020. Under the order, he has prohibited the movement of motorcycles statewide from the hours of 7pm to 6am, with effect from 20th January, 2020.
“This order shall apply to all and sundry in the state.
“However, there are exceptions. The order shall not apply to the members of the armed forces, the police, other paramilitary agencies like the FRSC, civil defence, immigration, customs and other security agents,” he said.