AMORAN Chairman, Alowonle Advises FG, Says Banning of Commercial Motorcycle Activities Will Affect the Nation's Economy Negatively

The Executive Chairman of the Articulate Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association of Nigeria (AMORAN) Ogun State, Otunba Nurudeen Aina Alowonle, has advised the federal government to reconsidered its plan actions on the nationwide ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the country. He said the proposed ban if implemented, will definitely affects the nation's economy negatively and will leads to a disgusting and high rate of unemployment. 
Otunba Alowonle said this today while addressing an emergency meeting of the union's stakeholders Forum at his Simawa home-stead. He advised government at all levels not to attempt to ban commercial motorcycle activities, as it remains the major source of income and livelihood for over 50 millions Nigerian, who are Okada riders. 

He further urged the FG to set up a training and enlightenment process, where all Okada riders will be enlightened on the nation's security challenges, recklessness on the road and engaged them as partners in the cause of fighting every societal menace,crimes and social vices.

According to the Amoran Chairman, he opined that commercial motorcycle riders plays major and vital roles in the nation's transportation sector especially in transporting agricultural produce, economic goods and people where good roads are not easily accessible. 

He also use the medium to advice the government on the need to beef up the nation's security and engage all stakeholders in the security sector on the need to collectively come together to put an end to any act or form of terrorism, banditry and other related crimes. In addition, he urged the FG to embark on a fresh registration process, through the state government for all Okada Riders in the country.

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