Sokoto issues 72-hr ultimatum against use of number plates
It condemned indiscriminate use of Sokoto State official number plates by unauthorised persons.
“Any government official found culpable of perpetrating or abetting this act of lawlessness will be dealt with appropriately and such person will be referred to the Office of the Head of Service for disciplinary action.”
The state government has directed the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) nationwide to impound such unauthorised vehicles and deal with persons arrested according to the laws of the commission.
The ultimatum, contained in a statement yesterday by Kabir Ahmed, Senior Special Assistant to the Sokoto State Governor Wamakko, said the number plates should be returned to the respective ministries and departments.
FROM: The Nation