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Ogun State Chapter of Amalgamation of Commercial Motorcycle Riders, Owners and Repairers Association of Nigeria has begun distribution of nose mask and hand gloves to Okada riders in the state.
PLATFORM TIMES reports that the Transport Union also set up a task force team to enforce the State Government directives on the fight against Covid-19.
The State Chairman of ACOMORAN, Kayode Sowunmi disclosed this on Wednesday while addressing newmen in Abeokuta.
Sowunmi stressed that, the measure was to protect Okada riders from spreading the pandemic disease.
The transport union chairman maintained that the task force team was set up to arrest defaulters against the government directives.
Sowumi urged all branch chairmen to sensitize their members on the need to comply with the new directives of one passenger and distribute the personal protective equipment.
He said, “as you have observed the way I am dressed, it is quite clear that we have been following the directive of the State government. Immediately the state government gave the directive, as law abiding citizens, we swung into action by sensitizing our members. By using of face mask, hand gloves and some other hygienic procedures.
“We also use hand sanitizers has directed by the state government, you cannot come into any of our offices without using sanitizer. As the state government say we should not carry more than one passenger, it is for our own good.
“We have told all our members to comply with all these directives and we have organised a task force that will enforce this directives. All those who do not comply with the directives will be handed over to the police for necessary actions to be taken on them.”