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Motorcycle-taxi riders are called on to respect the traffic laws in their work


Feb 22, 2022

RUMONGE February 21st (ABP) – The governor of Rumonge province (south-west of Burundi), Mr. Consolateur Nitunga, held a meeting he organized on Tuesday, February 14th, 2022 in collaboration with police officials in Rumonge, for motorcycle-taxi riders and the owners of motorcycles.

The high price of the transport fare and the money received without cause by the members of the committee in charge of road safety recently set up, were subject to the meeting.

Regarding the price of the transport fare, the governor of Rumonge province asked that there be consent between the motorcycle-taxi rider and his client.

For those who paid the money to the members of the road safety committee, Governor Nitunga indicated that the latter must seize the legal authorities for justice to be done.

At a time when some motorbike taxi riders are violating the measure prohibiting the transport of more than one person on a motorbike and the time set by the administration, that provincial authority has called on motorbike taxi riders working in the province to respect the traffic laws in their work, specifying that those who will be apprehended will be severely sanctioned.