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Yobe Tricycle Operators Association apologises to Gov. Buni over misconduct of members



Official of Association of Commercial Tricycle Operators in Yobe on Monday apologized to Gov. Maimala Buni over a recent misconduct by their members.

The Nigeria News Agency reports that tricycle riders had on July 17, clashed with security agents in Damaturu over the issue of non-registration of tricycles operating in the state.

Tendering the apology when he led other officials on a visit to Gov. Maimala Buni, Chairman of the association, Alhaji Umar Barau, described the incident as unfortunate .

He then tendered an apology to the governor and people of the state, just as he appealed to the state Chief Executive to assist the association with a bus, an office accommodation and soft loan for members.

In his response, Buni said he had accepted their apology, while calling on them to be law-abiding.

“First of all, we have forgiven what happened and urge you to be law-abiding citizens and cooperate with all security agencies in the state,’’ he said.

Edited by Kabir Muhammad


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