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Crime Rate In Asaba Has Reduced Due To Okada Ban— Oborevwori

Governor of Delta state, Sheriff Oborevwori has revealed that since, the ban on commercial motorcycles aka Okada, there has been a reduction in crime rates in Asaba, the state capital.

Gatekeepers News reports that the state government banned use of commercial motorcycles as a means of transportation within Asaba on May 24.

Secretary to the state government (SSG), Kingsley Emu noted that the ban affects scavengers aka cart pushers.

The governor, during a meeting with forum of female permanent secretaries on Tuesday, revealed he was happy that the ban was yielding good results.

He added that his administration would provide means of mass transportation for the state residents.

Oborevwori said, “We are trying our best to ensure that our civil servants live a very good life even after retirement.”

“On the issue of mass transit in Asaba and Warri, we need it now that people are claiming that there should be no Okada in Asaba.”

“Since the ban on Okada in Asaba and its environs, the crime rate has reduced. Initially, I was reluctant, but today, we thank God for the decision because it is paying off.”

“We will think of the best solution to provide mass transportation for Deltans, especially the civil servants, to go to work.”

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