The Enugu State Government has invited leaders of transport unions, including tricycles, motorcycles, and trucks in the state for a security meeting on the 1st of March, following last week’s ban on their operations.
The government had on Friday banned the operations of tricycles, motorcycles, and trucks in all the communities in Nkanu East and Nkanu West local government areas of the state.
The ban also extended to the neighbouring communities of Amechi Uno, Amechi Awkunanaw, Amechi Uwani, Obeagu Main, Obeagu Uno, Centenary City/Obunagu, Obeagu, One Day, Garki, Akwuke, Ugwuaji, Ndiagu Onunyo, Maryland, and Ikiriki, all in Enugu South Local Government Area.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Information, Steve Oruruo, announced the meeting in a statement titled, ‘Gov. Ugwuanyi invites Enugu State leaders of Tricycle, Tipper, Motorcycle unions to a security meeting on Tuesday’, on Sunday.
The statement reads:
“The leaderships of the following Associations are hereby invited to a security meeting with His Excellency, the Governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Tuesday, 1st March 2022, at Government House, Enugu.
“Association of Tricycle Riders Transport Union (ATRTU) Enugu State.
“Motorcycle Transport Union of Enugu State: Nkanu East and Nkanu West Local Government Branches.
“All invitees to this meeting are expected to be seated by 2:45 pm on Tuesday, the 1st of March, 2022, at the Government House, Enugu.”