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Anambra State places ban on movement of trucks

The Anambra State Government has aced a ban on the movement of trucks during the day in the state.

This is in reaction to the incessant collapse of trucks and tankers leading to great losses in the state.

The state Commissioner for Information, Don Adinuba ated that trucks are oy allowed to move in the state from 8p.m to 5a.m.

A statement issued reads “Following the incessant collapse of trucks carrying petroleum products in Anambra State in recent times, including one which happened in Onitsha earlier today(Thursday), the Anambra State Government has decided to restrict the time which vehicles laden with petroleum products can move in the state.

“With effect from Saturday, November 2, 2019, such vehicles can be allowed to move within Anambra State from only 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

“The restriction is to enable agencies like the Anambra State Fire Service, the Nigeria Police Force, the Federal Road Safety Corps, the Civil Defence, the Anambra Traffic Management Agency and indeed all other security, law enforcement and safety agencies to respond effectively and in good time to emergencies created by such accidents.”

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