Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycles and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) said it had set up a task force to arrest members who violated Ogun governments directives in order to curtail the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
Mr Kayode Sowunmi, the Chairman of the association in the state disclosed this in an interview in Abeokuta on Wednesday.
OgunToday reports that the state government had on Monday ordered motorcycle riders not to carry more than one passenger and also ensure they use face mask and hand gloves always.
The ACOMORAN chairman explained that the association had continue to sensitized and educate its members on the dangers associated with the virus, saying it was important to take to all the advises.
He noted that members of the association had been following the directives of the state government on how to avoid contacting and spreading the coronavirus.
Sowunmi, however, warned that any member who violated all the warnings and the governments order would face the wrath of the law, adding that all hands must be on deck to fight the virus.
He noted that the association had purchased and distributed face masks , hand gloves and sanitisers to members.
“The state governments directives not to carry more than one passenger is for our our own good and we must abide by it.
“We have told all our members to comply to all this directives and we have set up a task force that will enforce this directives.
“All those who do not comply with this directives will be arrested and handed over to the police for necessary actions to be taken on them.
“We have sent signals to all our branches and units in the state to comply to the directives of the state government as money without health is nothing,” he said.