From a new report getting to us, the Amotekun Corps recently impounded 80 Okadas (motorcycles) in Ondo State for violating curfew time. Operatives of the State Security Network Agency popularly known as Amotekun Corps seized the motorcycles because the riders flouted the curfew time of 6 pm to 6 am. This seizure of the 80 motorcycles is said to be a part of recent efforts made by the state government to reduce criminal activities commonly orchestrated by motorbike riders.
Riders of the motorcycles impounded in Ondo Stated were said to have violated the curfew time of 6 pm to 6 am
Before now, the Ondo State government announced the bans on the operations of motorcycles outside of 6 am and 6 pm in the State. This curfew time restriction also affects nightclubs and other Night businesses or activities. Akogun Adetunji Adeleye, who is the state commander of the Amotekun Corps, confirmed this information in his recent statement. According to the Amotekun boss, the idea behind the directive was to rid the state of individuals and groups that carry out criminal activities at night.
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The commander of Amotekun Corps in Ondo State has confirmed the recent seizure of 80 motorcycles. He revealed that Amotekun operatives are strategically placed to apprehend violators of the government-imposed curfew time. The Ondo Amotekun boss also mentioned that the only people allowed to move around outside those periods are law enforcement officers performing essential duties. He added that such officers are even still required to carry their valid ID cards on them while riding the bikes during curfew times. Adeleye believes that many criminal activities in the state are being perpetrated by motorbike riders operating at night. He further reiterated that anyone seen with a bike at odd hours would be classified as a criminal and be handled as such.