Eid-el-Kabir: KAROTA urges motorist to respect traffic rules
By Muhammad Mustapha
Managing Director of Kano Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA), Hon. Baffa Babba Dan’agundi has assured that personnel of the agency would be on ground to ensure easy flow of traffic during the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir Celebration.
A statement by his spokesman, Nabilusi Abubakar K/Na’isa, made available to The Triumph, said, “motorists and other road users are urged to respect all traffic laws during and after the period and accord KAROTA personnel all necessary cooperation to enable them carry out their duties effectively.
“Managing Director wishes to warn that those who engage in car race and other dangerous ways of driving would be apprehended and prosecuted accordingly.
“Parents are also advised to desist from giving their underage children/wards, any vehicle to drive especially during the festive period which has become common as such act would not be tolerated by the agency, any underage caught driving would be apprehended and the vehicle seized.
“The period as we all know, is characterized by lots of visitations to extended family and loved ones, while embarking on such visitations, KAROTA wishes to remind the teeming population of the state to think of their safety and drive safe.
“Tricycle operators are also reminded that only two passengers are allowed per trip and all must wear a face mask, while overload of cars is also not allowed just as carrying someone on motorcycle is strictly prohibited.
“Finally, the the Managing Director Hon Dr Baffa Babba Dan’agundi wishes the Muslim Ummah a peaceful Eid-el-Kabir Sallah Celebration,” the release concluded