The Katsina State Government has banned the use of commercial motorcycles and tricycles at night across 19 Local Governments (LGs) as part of efforts to enhance security.
A statement by Nasiru Mu’azu, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said that the ban was from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
“The order affects LGs fully affected by banditry and other related crimes.
“Among them are Sabuwa, Dandume, Funtua, Faskari and Bakori.
“Others are Kankara, Danja, Kafur, Malumfashi, Musawa, Matazu, Danmusa, Safana and Dutsinma.
“Also affected are Kurfi, Charanchi, Jibia, Batsari and Kankia.
“Members of the public must understand that the purpose of the order is for the restoration of permanent peace in the affected areas”, the statement said.