BREAKING NEWS: Delta govt bans traffic task forces over murder of motorcyclist

The Delta State Government has heeded calls to disband all traffic task forces in the state.

This may not be unconnected to the murder of a motorist by the operatives of the Ughelli North Council, Delta State Task Force on Traffic

The ugly incident was a result of alleged driving against traffic, which happened in Ughelli some days ago, leading to petitions to the state governor…..CONTINUE READING HERE

Meanwhile, a similar task force on traffic control in Uvwie local government, Delta State, has been banned by the chairman of the council, Hon Ramson Onoyake.

The ban follows a series of complaints by vehicle owners and tricycle operators in the locality.

Onoyake, who stripped the traffic control task force members of their duties with immediate effect, lamented that they have been a turn in the flesh of motorists and tricycle operators despite warnings from him.

Addressing the disbanded task force members at the council secretariat, Effurun, Onoyake recalled how he told them that they would be dissolved if they ran foul of the law.

He asked the chairman of the task force, Chief Lucky Orode and the dissolved members of the task force not to come near his office and ordered them to pull off their uniforms, noting that they had abused the trust reposed on them.

The chairman also asked the environment task force headed by two chairmen, not to allow members of the banned traffic task force get near them but perform their duties of cleaning the environment.

The vice chairman of the local government, Hon Henry Biyibi, the leader of Uvwie Legislative Arm, Hon Gabriel Obodo, councillors, and some council staff were present when the hammer fell on the task force personnel…..CONTINUE READING HERE