The Federal Road Safety Corps and the Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service states their commitment to clampdown on unregistered vehicles operating in the state beginning from the 24th of August.
The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Ahmed Mohammed, had made this known in a statement that was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lafia on Monday.
According to Mohammed, the aim of this is to curb criminal activities with the use of unregistered vehicles. He said;
“Considering the unprecedented upsurge of criminal activities in the state which are being mostly committed using unregistered vehicles, the command in collaboration with Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service has planned a Special Operations to clampdown and arrest all unregistered vehicles in the state.“The operation which will be led by FRSC with the support of other security agencies is scheduled to commence on Monday 24th August, 2020.“So from now until August 24, 2020, is a window of opportunity for the law-abiding citizens to register their vehicles at the state internal revenue service to avoid being arrested,” he said.
“The operation is expected to achieve the following goals: crime reduction, recovery of stolen vehicles, and generation of revenue for the state,” he said. (NAN)