The Kano State authorities has stated that as from January 2020 individuals of the other gender would not be allowed to board the identical industrial tricycles in Kano State.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje made this identified on the closing ceremony of the 77th annual Islamic trip course, (IVC) organized by Zone A of Muslim society of Nigeria, (MSSN) at Bayero University, Kano.
He stated that the directive will take impact from January 2020.
Ganduje, who was represented by the Commander General of Hisbah Board,Harun lbn-sins, defined that the measure was meant to uphold the Islamic values in addition to curb immorality within the society.
Former Governor Ibrahim Shekarau launched the industrial tricycle transportation system, following the inconveniences skilled by girls boarding the identical tricycle with their male counterparts.
But, after Shekarau’s tenure, it grew to become enterprise as typical, as tricycle operators started to elevate men and women in the identical tricycles.
It ought to be recalled that the state street site visitors company, KAROTA had additionally threatened to ban tricycle riders from utilizing main roads withing the metropolitan City of Kano additionally efficient from January 2020.
These two developments are presently producing reactions from each the affiliation of tricycle operators and a few concern residents throughout the state.