Enugu bans unauthorised use of tinted glass vehicles
Enugu State government has banned unauthorised use of tinted glass vehicles in the state. It said the ban was in line with its determination to combat the nefarious activities of kidnappers and other criminal elements across the state.
In a statement by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Chidiebere Onyia, yesterday, the state government disclosed that the ban would take effect from September, after four weeks of the notice, adding that consequent enforcement will commence on September 4, 2023.
“This is to give owners of vehicles with tinted glasses, who did not obtain Police Tinted Permits before its suspension by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on June 7, 2021, sufficient time to have them removed or replaced (if they are factory fitted), in accordance with provisions of the law.
“Defaulting vehicles shall be impounded by the enforcement taskforce and shall not be released to their owners until the tinted glasses are removed or replaced after specified fines have been paid,” the statement read.
While soliciting the understanding and cooperation of the general public in that regard, the statement reiterated that the ban is primarily aimed at curtailing activities of criminals to enhance the security and safety of residents of Enugu.
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