Buni lifts ban on motorbikes in 7 Yobe LGAs 

Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, has granted approval for the lifting of ban on motorcycles in 7 local government areas of Yobe East senatorial district.

This was contained in a statement signed by Special Adviser on Security Affairs to the governor, Brigadier General Dahiru Abdulsalam (rtd).

 The statement reads: “I am directed to convey the approval of the executive governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni for the lifting of  the ban on riding of motorbike as follows: The ban on the riding of motorbike is hereby lifted with effect from 6th March, 2023 in the 7 local government areas of Zone A, namely: Bursari, Damaturu, Geidam, Gujba, Gulani, Tarmuwa and Yunusari.

“The ban is lifted with the following conditions: Motorbikes are to operate between 6am and 6:00pm daily. Motorbikes are not to be used for commercial purposes ‘Achaba’. There will be no conveyance of passengers on motorbikes. 

“Only a rider will be allowed without any other person on the motorbike. There should be proper registration, licensing, and documentation of all motorbikes and riders in the affected LGAs by the Yobe State Road Traffic Management Agency (YOROTA) and the Yobe State Vehicle Licensing Authority.

“All Motorbikes are to operate within their respective LGAs only.”