Abiodun Akinwumi 2023-11-21 0

kwara assembly calls for regulation of motor parks in Ilorin

Abiodun akinwumi

Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the State Government to direct State Road Traffic Management Authority to monitor activities of motor parks in Ilorin Metropolis with view to ensuring roadsides not used as motor parks

This was part of the resolutions of the House after considering Motion on Notice titled Need to Checkmate Indiscriminate Relocation of Motor Parks to Roadsides in Ilorin Metropolis moved by lawmaker representing Eesa Sawo-Igbodun Constituency, Mr Waheed Gbenga during today’s plenary

Mr Gbenga who is the Chairman, House Committee on Works and Transport, expressed concern that commercial vehicle operators have in recent times abandoned their legally allocated parks and relocated to roadsides close to their garages,  constituting nuisance

Some of the lawmakers in their reactions were worried that no single major road in the state capital is spared by commercial vehicle operators

Reading the resolutions of the House, Speaker, Engineer Yakubu Danlad-Salihu directed Local Government Councils to exercise control over motor parks by ensuring commercial vehicle operators are restricted to places designated for the purpose and officially allocated to the

Engineer Salihu therefore called on the populace to always patronize  boarding vehicles only on designated motor parks across Ilorin Metropolis for obvious security reasons