Insecurity: Group urges regulation of tricycle operation in Jos



Following the rising spate insecurity in Plateau, a group,  Fellowship Churches Christ in Nigeria, has called the authorities to regulate the operations commercial tricycles in Jos.


Chairman the group, Rev. Moses Ebuga, made the call during a press conference Monday in Jos.


According to him, criminals have infiltrated and taken advantage the tricycle operation to perpetrate all sort of in Jos and environs.


noted that hoodlums often used that means transportation to steal, kidnap, defraud and even kill innocents citizens the state.


“We have noticed the recent activities tricycles operators and observed that they have been infiltrated bad elements.


“These bad elements engage in kidnapping, attacking, stealing, defrauding and in many instances kill innocent passengers.


“Areas where such incidents have been recorded  University Jos community, Bauchi Ring Road, Farina Gada, Bauchi Road, Dadin Kowa, Rayfield, among others.


“We call government and security agencies to regulate the activities tricycle operators in order to safeguard the  lives and property of the people,” said.


Ebuga also called security agencies to intensify efforts toward ending all forms of insecurity in Plateau (NAN)