The Kwara Road Traffic Management Authority (KWARTMA), says it will commence full enforcement of the compulsory use of nose masks by all motorists and commuters in the state on Friday
Mr Yekeen Bello, the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, disclosed this on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
According to Bello, motorists or commuters, who ignore the use of nose masks in any part of the state will be arrested and prosecuted.
Motorcyclists operating in the state not to carry more than one passenger, while the commercial tricycle operators must carry only two passengers.
“We want the residents of the state to stay safe and this informed our decision to commence full enforcement on the use of nose masks on Friday,” Bello said.
Ahead of Friday Eid-el-kabir celebration, the
Authority (KWRTMA), said it had deployed 170 personnel to ensure sanity on roads across the 16 local government ares of the state
Bello said that the Authority had mapped out strategy toward enduring that there are free movements of motorists and pedestrians in all parts of the state during the festivals and beyond.
He warned motorists to always obey all Traffic rules and regulations and avoid indiscriminate parking on major roads.