The Chairman of Riders and Owners of Motorcycles Organisation (ROMO) in Ogun state, Dr. Sotayo Olusola Rasak has appealed to passengers to report any form of reckless driving by okada riders to the appropriate authorities in the state.
Rasak, aka Solebo also sent a stunch to riders to desist from reckless driving and fake ticketing, which he described as against the principles and conducts of transportation unions.
The Chairman, while speaking at the Organisation’s excos meeting in Abekuta, the Ogun state capital, lamented that several lives have been claimed and many have had some parts of their bodies amputated as a result of reckless driving which led to ghastly accident.
Rasak stressed that passengers should promptly report any rider exhibiting certain characters such as; smoking, drinking, over speeding amongst others to the offices transport unions in the state for their own safety.
He said the leadership of ROMO is more concerned about about the safety of riders and passengers, this, Rasak hunted was one of the many tenets on which ROMO was established.
His words “ROMO frawn at reckless driving on the roads in Ogun state and I want to appeal to passengers to report any riders who’s is seen doing such.
“The safety of riders and passengers is our most concern. We don’t take pleasure in road crash or death of anybody. We are love all riders and that’s we will do everything possible to take disciplinary actions against offenders.
He added ” To all commercial motorcycle riders, please desist from the act of fake ticketing, this is against the moral standard of transport unions in Ogun state. let’s work together to move ROMO forward.”