The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr Udom Emmanuel has directed as follows:
- That the use of Motorcycles from 10pm till 6am is hereby banned.
- That this restriction covers all types of motorcycles without exception(power bikes inclusive).
- That this ban which takes effect immediately, is daily and statewide.
- Security agencies have been directed to strictly enforce this directive.
While regretting the inconvenience that this decision may cause law abiding citizens, the decision is a product of considered reasoning, taken in the overall interest of the security of lives and property, which is the primary responsibility of any government .
Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem
Secretary to the Akwa Ibom State Government