By Steve Unegbu
The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, PhD has approved the extension of the hours of operation of Tricycle Operators, popularly known as Keke to 9pm every day in Aba and Umuahia.
According to the press release signed by the chief Press Secretary to the Governor ,Onyebuchi Ememanka,this extension takes immediate effect.
He urged the Tricycle Operators under the aegis of the Abia State Amalgamated Tricycle Operators Association to reciprocate the magnanimity of the Governor, by being of good behavior, and checkmate the use of their Tricycles for criminal activities.
Governor Ikpeazu therefore , directs the Commissioner of Police, Abia State and Heads of other Security Agencies in the State to remain vigilant and intensify their patrols with a view to nipping in the bud, any criminal activity that may emanate from this extension.