Court orders luxury buses to stop operation in Kano over park crisis
Following an ex parte motion granted by a Chief Magistrate Court at Gidan Murtala area of Kano, owners of luxury buses have been stopped from operating in Kano state.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the ex parte motion was filed by Mutawakkil Muhammad, principal counsel of the state ministry of justice and secretary/legal adviser of Kano state road traffic agency (KAROTA).
This was done following the failure of luxury bus operators to obey the directive of KAROTA to relocate to Unguwa Uku motor park.
Reacting to the court order, the managing director of KAROTA, Baffa Babba-Dan Agundi said the legal move was taken due to the disobedience of the bus owners to relocate to the new park to continue their businesses
He warned that any luxury bus owner that violates the court order would be dealt with.
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that as Nigeria conducts more tests to determine the number of people in the population, who have Coronavirus, many in Kano suspected to have been infected with the virus, are fleeing from authorities to escape isolation and treatment.