State Steps up Measures to Restore Sanity in Boda Boda Sector
The government has put in place measures to restore sanity in the boda boda transport sector in the country.
The motorcycle transport industry is largely blamed for increased road accidents and insecurity.
The State wants to expand the mandate of the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) to include the boda boda riders.
A report by the National Crime Research Centre (NCRC) describes the boda boda industry as one of the leading causes of road accidents, a purveyor of petty and major crimes in the country and teenage pregnancies.
The report which is currently before the National Assembly proposes mandatory formal motorcycle training for all operators.
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