KWARTMA read riot act on extortion, sharp practices by staff

By Mumini AbdulKareem
Kwara State Road Traffic Management Authority (KWARTMA) has vowed to discipline any KWARTMA operatives found guilty of extortion, corrupt practices, improper dressing and absentism from duty posts.
KWARTMA Chief Executive Officer, Alhaji Yekeen Babatunde Bello made this known in a press release on Friday.
Bello observed that the attention of management has been drawn to the increase rate of suspected extortion, improper dressing and absentism within and among patrol leaders and operatives as observed by member of public as a decoy to allow people committing traffic infraction free passage which is against the rules and regulations.
He said the warning has become imperatives for perpetrators to desist from the act as the management is ready to apply appropriate sanctions through relevant sections of the anti graft law of the federal republic of Nigeria and KWARTMA law.
”The general motoring public is hereby urged to desist from giving KWARTMA operatives any form of gratification except payment for traffic infraction(s) which should be paid to the government treasury through the designated banks.
”Patrol leaders, Unit heads and checkpoint operatives are hereby cautioned for the last time against such shameful act or face the full weight of the law”, the statement added.

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