The Niger state on Friday 6th of May warned motorists against covering of number plates. The commissioner of police, Monday through the State’s PRO Wasiu said motorists who are henceforth caught covering number plates for no reason will be arrested. Read the press release below:
NIGER STATE POLICE COMMAND COMMENCES ENFORCEMENT AGAINST COVERING OF NUMBER PLATE
6TH May, 2022
Niger State Police Command has observed with dismay the rate at which vehicle owners and drivers cover their vehicle number plate with tarpaulin without any reason for such act.
The Command herewarns vehicle owners and drivers in the State to henceforth desist from such act and avail vehicle registration number to the public, which serves as identification number.
Consequently, the Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command CP Monday Bala Kuryas, fsi has directed Area Commanders and DPOs to commence aggressive enforcement against covering of number plate vehicle owners and drivers.
However, anyone found violating this directive shall be prosecuted accordingly.
Members of the public are urged to cooperate with the Police and other security agencies as the measure is aimed at strengthening internal security of the State.
DSP WASIU A. ABIODUN
Police Public Relations Officer,
For: Commissioner of Police
Niger State Command.