Kano tricycle riders call off strike as state NLC intervenes

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kano  State, has  broker peace between  the state government and the  tricycle riders over N100 levy imposed by the state government, while their strike  which   entered day 2  on Tuesday  has been  called off by  the tricycles riders .

According to  the   resolution which gave  birth to the calling off of the strike, the  chairman of NLC  in the state,  Kabiru Ado Minjibir, said all tricycle riders are to pay the  sum of N100 daily tax as provided by the state Revenue Board Laws, but with some adjustments

The NLC boss disclosed in  a  resolution  reached at  a  meeting which lasted for  about  two hours,  adding  that  the first payment of N100 should be done through Remita to enable data captured in Kano Revenue Board/KARATO Cyber, which  would be done  within two weeks.

He, however, added that after the first payment of N100 through Remiter, subsequent payments for tricycles  could be done through their android phones  or   daily payment, monthly, quarterly or yearly.

Also speaking, the  Managing Director of the State Road Agency, Baffa Babba Danagundi , said the government had accepted the resolution and they were ready to work on it.




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