The Association of Tricycle Riders in Taraba State has appeal to Governor of Taraba State Arc Darius Ishaku review the lockdown policy imposed on the state, stressing that more than 10,000 of it's members in Jalingo are suffering and cannot feed their families.
The association in a statement signed by Alhaji A A Bello also advised the government to allow its member to either be carrying two passengers per tricycle or a time limit for them to operates as the current situation has brought untold hardship on its members.
The association lamments that private and commercial cars are conveying passengers with no specification on the number of passengers taken by each vehicle which may take us to were we are running from in the spread of the Covid 19 pandemic.
The statement reads in part after edit :
"The lockdown has brought untold hardship to more than ten thousand (10000) registered members living in Jalingo metropolitan by denying them access to daily food.
"Our appeal is to the Executive Governor of Taraba State being the Cheif Security officer to look in to the issue and allow us to be carrying even two passengers per Tricycle( keke) or they should be given time to opperate base to enable them feed their families.
"We await your response to rescue our members from suffering being the rescue Captain."