Home has stepped down the movement to halt the proposed nationwide ban on Okada, Business Bikes.
Newsonline stories that the Home of Representatives at plenary Tuesday stepped down a movement urging the federal authorities to halt the proposed nationwide ban on business bikes and be sure that enough palliative measures are put in place earlier than such selections are carried out.
The movement sponsored by Hon. Abubakar Makki Yallemen (APC, Jigawa), additionally prayed that the federal authorities ought to prohibit the proposed ban to the native authorities areas the place the mining actions or banditry/terrorist actions happen.
Yalleman had, whereas shifting his movement, famous that the safety and welfare of the folks shall be the first focus of presidency as clearly supplied in Part 14(2)(b) of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended).
He mentioned the Home is conscious that the proposed ban on bikes is aimed toward reducing the availability of logistics to the terrorists within the nation.
The lawmaker expressed considerations that the actions of bandits and kidnappings throughout the nation have subjected members of victims’ households to critical psychological trauma at the same time as they’re pressured to half with their hard-earned cash.
He opined that whereas banning business bike operations throughout the nation as a method of curbing safety challenges, the welfare and wellbeing of the citizenry must be thought-about foremost, because the federal authorities has not provided palliative measures to cushion the anticipated results of the ban.
Whereas worrying that the proposed ban would render hundreds of thousands of Nigerians jobless, Yalleman mentioned that placing a sizeable variety of the inhabitants out of labor will solely worsen the safety challenges within the nation.
Shortly after shifting the movement, the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Idris Wase, who presided over the plenary session, urged him to step down the movement, because the parliament is obligated to help the federal authorities in its efforts to curb the worsening insecurity within the nation.
Wase mentioned: “We should always cooperate with the federal government, although we recognize what our brother has introduced and we attraction to the federal government that as they implement this coverage, it ought to take a look at these areas that aren’t weak and do not need the efficiency of getting any such insurgency of their group.
“In keeping with our precept to assist curb the incessant insecurity in our nation, now we have to cooperate with authorities. You possibly can’t think about what’s happening right this moment in Abuja. I went via DSS report, 44 report got earlier than the assault of Kuje jail. And all of it has to do with this. There’s no group the place assault will occur that you just don’t have an intel. So now we have to cooperate with authorities.”