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Delta State Govt Set 200 Motorcycles Ablaze,2 Weeks After Its Ban In The State

at 10:30 AM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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Delta state Govt on Sunday Oct 5, set ablaze over 200 commercial motorcycles, commonly referred to as Okada, in Sapele just two weeks after ban of the popular okada as a means of transportation. The ban affected several areas of the state including Ika South, Ika North and Sapele.

The burning of the motorcycles was allegedly carried out at the Mosogar end of the Gammon Bridge. Delta State Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Ben Igbakpa who was said to have given the instruction for the destruction has however denied knowing such exercise was ever carried out. "I am not aware of the burning of any Okada, the fact remains that any confiscated Okada is not going back to the owner. How such Okadas are being disposed is not the issue, what matters is that, all Okadas in these areas must be off the road” said the Asaba Commissioner of Transport.
He also urged commercial motorcycle operators to adopt the use of commercial tricycles popularly referred to as ‘Keke Napep’ at a reduced rate from the state transport secretariat of Asaba, if they must remain in business.
beneno at 11:33 AM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
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paulohking at 11:43 AM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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chaiiiiiiiiiiiii, that's bad of a govt.
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osarobo62 at 12:12 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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what of those who use motorcycle for personal transport. Huh?
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brownanders at 12:15 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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waiting them want make poor people do again? na wahala dey ooooooo.
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schmit at 12:36 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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All dis politicians dey wicked and heartless
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angesco at 01:17 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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Did it ever occur to the Delta State government to AUCTION of these motorcycles and to use the proceeds (money) to IMPROVE the lives of the indigenes of the state?

Such forward thinking!!! 
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Larry28 at 02:42 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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Not good now
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benbellabiz at 03:49 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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and what alternative did they provide for the poor people who use it for their ends meet?.
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PROMILIANO at 04:23 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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nA NoLy wOod bE DiS..AbI ShE DoN Be cOmE RePoRtEr..wAtEvA[/i]
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TABONTE at 05:07 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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Delta people too wicked! Na so dem govt commision agbero to remover pple car plate numbers,and impoound cars all in name of wrong parking,then charge 50k to release am
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dareper at 05:21 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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They just pave way for 200 arm robbers
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johnaguinam at 09:37 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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Shey u go come 4 second tenure. ..dey come we dey wait u...agbiyowa
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eyen9ja at 10:00 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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...that's just like digging a pit to get rid of of a heap of sand!
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eoadex2003 at 11:32 PM, 8 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: osarobo62 on 12:12 PM,  8 Oct 14
what of those who use motorcycle for personal transport. Huh?
I wonder, ppl are heartless.
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morgrawl231 at 01:35 AM, 9 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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aww!!!! this is wickedness ,,,,,and this Government forgot that this same people voted for dem during d election?Huh?
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bissau at 10:53 AM, 9 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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make he get ready for robery
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osarobo62 at 02:39 PM, 9 Oct 14 (2 years ago)
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chei....another set of kidnappers wan run come Edo state now.
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elchymo at 12:09 PM, 24 Aug 15 (2 years ago)
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These are ppl's hope of livelihood oo
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