Impoundment of commercial motorcycles reducing crime in Abuja – DRTS

The Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), FCT Administration, says the continuous impoundment of commercial motorcycles is reducing the rate of crime in the federal capital city.

DRTS Head of Operation, Mrs Deborah Osho, stated this during the routine impoundment of commercial motorcycles to in Abuja city centre on Tuesday.

Osho said that FCT was recording fewer crimes associated with the use of motorcycles in the city centre.

She said that the raid on commercial motorcycles was a continuous operation to rid the city of the menace of motorcycles.

Osho said that the operation was in line with the ban on the operation of commercial motorcycles within the city.

The head of operations said that the commercial motorcycles were constituting a nuisance in the city, posing security threats, and causing traffic congestion in the city.

She said that a total of 120 motorcycles were impounded during the exercise.

On his part, Dr Peter Olumuji, Secretary, Command and Control Centre, Department of Security Se
rvices(DSS), FCTA, also said that motorcycle related crime has drastically reduced in FCT.

Olumuji said that FCT Minister, Mr Nyesom Wike was passionate about the security of lives and property of Abuja residents.

‘It’s a holistic approach where all the security agencies are working in synergy to keep the city safe,’ he said.

Source: News Agency of Nigeria