Government Bans Night Clubbing, Restricts Okada Operations
Reports has it that as part of attempts to improve security in the state, the Ondo State Government has banned nightclubs after midnight and limited commercial motorbike activities to 6am–6pm.
This was said in a statement made on Tuesday in Akure by Akogun Adeleye, the governor of Akure’s special adviser on security matters.
Adeleye added that while okada will be open from 6 am to 6 pm daily with the current directive, nightclubs would close at 12 midnight.
He also told security agencies to seize motorbikes and other vehicles that break the new restriction.
The statement read, “In furtherance of the current administration’s efforts to rid the state of criminally-minded persons or groups, law enforcement agencies are to resume enforcement on the ban on motorcycle operations outside 6am-6pm, night club activities beyond 12 midnight, use of vehicles with tinted glasses without permit, unregistered vehicles, use of sticker number plates in lieu of car dealership approved stickers.
“Accordingly, all security agencies are hereby enjoined to impound all such motorcycles and vehicles while the owners or riders would be prosecuted.
“The Government of Ondo State encourages all vehicle and motorcycle owners to register their vehicles/motorcycles as defaulters would be made to face the full wrath of the law accordingly.”
Government bans night clubbing, restricts okada.