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Ondo Bans Night Clubbing, Restricts Okada

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The Ondo State Government has placed a ban on night clubbing beyond 12 midnight and restricted commercial motorcycle operations to 6 am- 6 pm as part of measures to boost security arrangements in the state.

Frank Talk Now  reports that the Special Adviser to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Security Matters, Akogun Adeleye, said this in a statement in Akure on Tuesday.

Adeleye explained that nightclubs would close operation by 12 midnight while okada would operate between 6am and 6pm daily with the latest order.

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He further instructed security agencies to impound motorcycles and vehicles that default against the new rule.

The statement read, “In furtherance of the current administration’s efforts to rid the state of criminally-minded persons or groups, law enforcement agencies are to resume enforcement on the ban on motorcycle operations outside 6am-6pm, night club activities beyond 12 midnight, use of vehicles with tinted glasses without permit, unregistered vehicles, use of sticker number plates in lieu of car dealership approved stickers.

“Accordingly, all security agencies are hereby enjoined to impound all such motorcycles and vehicles while the owners or riders would be prosecuted.

“The Government of Ondo State encourages all vehicle and motorcycle owners to register their vehicles/motorcycles as defaulters would be made to face the full wrath of the law accordingly.”