Ogun State Police Command Ready To Impound Vehicles Of COVID-19 Violators


Ogun Police To Impound Vehicles Violating COVID-19 Protocols In the State.


The Ogun State Police Command has notified residents of the state against non-compliance with the gauges put in place to deter the spread of coronavirus in the state.


The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun, Abimbola Oyeyemi, tookΒ  to a statement to ask the owners of commercial vehicles and motorcycles in the state not to carry beyond the required number of passengers.


He explained that the command has authorized its personnel to arrest any vehicle or motorcycle caught transmitting more than the required passengers and impound them.


Oyeyemi notified that failing drivers and riders would be prosecuted. He explained that the police force of Ogun State has been worried about the lackadaisical attitude of the citizens to the directive of compulsory use of face mask in public areas in the state.


According to the statement;
β€œThe command observed that commercial vehicles and motorcycles are still in the habit of overloading their vehicles with passengers thereby disobeying the directive on social/physical distancing which is capable of jeopardising the efforts of the government in the war against COVID-19 pandemic.”


The Commissioner of Police in Ogun, Kenneth Ebrimson, made sure to warn the residents to go with the directives.



He added that anyone caught moving around without face masks would be apprehended and dealt with in accordance with the law.

Related posts

Leave a Comment