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Ondo Commercial taxi Drivers begins Registration

Rachael Olokungboye

AKURE – Ondo State Government has resolved to register all commercial taxi drivers in the state.

Report says that, drivers without valid driver’s license will no longer be allowed to operate in the state.

The government also insists that vehicles without taxi colour will not be allowed to operate, until such are painted.

The Senior Special Assistant to the State Governor on Special Duties and Strategy, Doyin Odebowale disclosed this at a press briefing in Akure.

Odebowale said these steps were taken to guarantee safety of people of the state.

He added that it is mandatory for all commercial taxi drivers to register at the state Information Technology Agency, where their bio-data will be captured.

According to him, drivers must pay N2,000 for registration form, before they would be allowed to operate.

He said, “only commercial taxi drivers that will operate must come up with a valid documents and driver’s licence.

“We are doing this to guarantee our people’s safety. We want to know the people who are driving taxis in Akure.

“There will be no registration by proxy. You must come with driver’s licence. This must be done within three months”, he stated.

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