Wednesday, January 26

Why Niger State Government banned heavy duty vehicles in Minna

The Niger state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructural Development Mamman Musa has revealed that the state government has ordered that henceforth all articulated heavy duty vehicles will be diverted from the Minna City Center in the state capital. 

The Daily Vendor Newspaper correspondent reports that Mamman in a statement issued to media men in Minna said the directive takes effect from today Tuesday. 

According to him the diversion was necessary and immediate, because trailers are killing the city’s infrastructures and also dangerous to lives and property which must be stopped, adding that this was part of effort to safeguard the city infrastructure and to protect lives and property.  

While calling on the relevant traffic authority in the State to key-in on the stoppage of all heavy duty trucks to use the diversion, the statement then noted that all articulated heavy duty vehicles coming from Zungeru to Abuja or from Abuja to Zungeru to be diverted either from the city gate in Chanchaga through Kpakungu or Immurat junction in Tudun Fulani through the western bypass.

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