By: Emmanuel Ulayi.
In a bid to curb the security challenges associated with Okada riders in Ikom LGA, Governor Ben Ayade, through the executive Chairman of Ikom Local Government Council.
Hon. Kingsley Namgbe Egumi has directed all Okada riders and private motor cycle owners in Ikom LGA, to make available detailed personal information such as : Full name, residential address, place of origin, phone number,valid ID card preferably NIN or voters ID, etc to Ikom Local Government Council,as requirements for operating as a Cyclist in Ikom LGA.
The Chairman stated this while presiding over a security meeting which also had the Nigerian police, the Army, Civil Defense, the Road Safety, Fire Service, the DSS, Custom, etc.
According to the Chairman, all cyclist in Ikom LGA are required to obtain a safety jacket, stickers, for earsy identification, and appeal to both commercial and private cyclist to abide by the directives in the interest of peace.