Kano plans replacement of tricycles as operators strike lingers - Punch Newspapers

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Kano plans replacement of tricycles as operators strike lingers - Punch Newspapers

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12 January 2022As the seven-day strike embarked upon by commercial tricycle operators in the commercial city of Kano entered the second day, mini commercial buses re-emerged on the streets on Tuesday to cushion the hardship encountered by commuters.The few available rickety commercial buses offered skeletal services to commuters, especially traders and students, majority of whom could not attend lectures following the strike, which coincided with school resumption after the Christmas/New year breaks.

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It’s seems like this current Kano state Gov is forgetting that election is very much by the Corner and they will seriously need this keke napep riders to help them in creating or reducing votes cos funny enough this tricycle guys are quite large in numbers and this NOs Na votes!

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Published 12 January 2022 As the seven-day strike embarked upon by commercial tricycle operators in the commercial city of Kano entered the second day, mini commercial buses re-emerged on the streets on Tuesday to cushion the hardship encountered by commuters.Published 10 January 2022 The Kano State Government has partnered the private sector to inaugurate the Education Strategic Investment and Development Initiative, a five-year $500m project, aimed at systematic development of the education sector in the state.Published 11 January 2022 Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has said that over 3.Published 11 January 2022 Hundreds of passengers travelling to the northern part of the country have been stranded at the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Minna terminal, Niger State, after a cargo train derailed from its tracks.

The few available rickety commercial buses offered skeletal services to commuters, especially traders and students, majority of whom could not attend lectures following the strike, which coincided with school resumption after the Christmas/New year breaks. Prior to the commencement of the strike, mini commercial buses were hardly noticeable on the streets of Kano, but cashed in on the situation to resume as passengers struggled to board the few available buses. In his remarks at in the inauguration of the project, the Chief Organising Officer of the initiative, Abdullahi Yabo, explained that among other core objectives, the project was aimed at boosting school enrollment, retention and completion rates among Kano children. As of the time of filing this report, the state government said it would soon unveil a new transport system in the metropolis. The MNCHW will be conducted alongside the outbreak response exercise, where personnel will go from house to house to immunise children below five years against poliovirus. The Managing Director, Kano Road Transport Agency, Baffa Babba-Dan’agundi, said, “Arrangements have already reached an advanced stage to provide residents with alternative means of transportation. According to Yabo, the project is in line with the Kano State government’s focus which has made education one of the pillars of social and economic revolution in the state. “The tricycle operators embarked on strike following the introduction of operational permit, which the state government has reduced from N100,000 to N8,000 to enable the operators to pay with ease. Read Also Passengers stranded as cargo train derails in Minna Majority of the passengers who were returning to their base after the Christmas and New Year holidays condemned the pace at which the technicians were working.

“The government will unveil the new transport system, because we want to check monopoly in the transportation system as is the case now.’’ “The ESIDI is concerned and will be implemented on the authority and sponsorship of the Kano State Ministry of Education. “The aim of the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week is to improve the health care services for pregnant women and their children,” he said.” Many traders and business operators failed to show up at their respective business premises on Tuesday as a result of the strike action. Babba-Dan’agundi added, “Even though some of them have paid, others do not want to pay government revenue and the law says they should pay.’’ Read Also. Read Also .