NewsExpress banner Firstbank Verve banner Fidelity bank card banner Umm Sulaim's Thoughts Camano banner

Drama as tricycle operators waylay senate president

By Nicholas Uwerunonye on 12/11/2019

Gmail icon

Views: 774

•Senate President Ahmed Lawan
•Senate President Ahmed Lawan

There was mild drama as tricycle operators in Gwarimpa waylayed Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, at the entrance road from the Gwarimpa Express way to protest the recent restriction of the popular mode of transport in Abuja estates and suburbs, by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, early Tuesday morning.

The administration had began wholes sale restriction of the popular mode of transport in Abuja alleging that it was fueling crime in the nation’s capital.

As at Tuesday morning, the tricycle operation in Gwarimpa, arguebly Africa’s largest estate and home of the Senate President, transportation hubs like Airport Junction and Life Camp, have all been grounded.

Speaking on the early morning protest, Aliyu Ibrahim Basawa, Tricycle Owners Association, Gwarimpa branch vice chairman and special adviser to the FCT chapter chairman, said that the ban has caused a lot of inconvenience.

As you can see, propel are already stranded on the highway. We are here to let the Senate President see our plight,” he said. (Daily Independent)


Source News Express

Posted 12/11/2019 7:07:56 PM





You may also like...
AFRIMA 2019 Jury unveiled

2019 elections: INEC insists Zamfara APC has no...

Special tribunal to recover loot in South Africa...

Xmas: Umahi announces 13th month salary bonus for...

Collapsed church building: Akwa Ibom Governor declares 2...

Beware! Ebola Virus lands in Nigeria; first patient...

What Anambra people expect from the State Governorship...

Anxiety over emergence of new militia group in...

2019: TMG, voters launch ‘Charter of Demands’ for...

Oil attack: Iran issues ‘battlefield’ warning as US...

Kwara Govt. vows to jail child traffickers

Fayose hails judgement releasing El-Zakzaky from detention, charges...


Latest News Banks shut over robbery scare Angry Police officers beat runaway suspect to death NLC spits fire, says no excuse for states not to pay minimum wage Evil stepfather, six others gang-rape, infect minor with HIV Unthinkable things happened during Kogi, Bayelsa polls — National Security Adviser Passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport minutes after arrival from China PUNCH Editorial: Repent, apologise and retrace your steps, Intersociety tells Buhari, Osinbajo APC govs renew moves against Oshiomhole Buhari mourns 67 soldiers killed in terrorist attack 20 aspirants join Anambra 2021 governorship race INEC reviews election security framework Obi hails Technology Distribution Ltd., declares it a company to trust


Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (571,479 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (456,455 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (406,374 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (341,407 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (307,738 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (292,057 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (261,251 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (260,324 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (241,739 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (228,287 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (203,952 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (200,344 views)


CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo


Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (112) Business & Economy (4,620) Business Verdict (89) Columnists (1,156) Complaints & Requests (98) Enterprise & Opportunities (221) Entertainment (718) Features (855) Global Business Monitor (498) ICT Monitor (73) International (4,320) Interview (219) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (178) Maggie's Blog (514) News (55,148) Opinion (1,438) Pidgin (18) Politics (11,880) Religion (1,133) Sports (2,255) Stock Watch (41) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update







APO Group Partner




GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member



Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera