Tricycle operators in Awka North and South Local Government Areas of Anambra State under the aegis of Anambra Keke Drivers Forum (AKDF), have inspected some road projects of the state Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, in the area.

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The operators, who were yesterday mobilised by their Coordinator, Mr. Osita Obi, said they were satisfied with the ongoing road construction across the state by the governor, describing it as proof of accountability for their taxes.

This is come against the initial protests staged by the operators over the taxes imposed by the state government.

Coordinator of the tricyclists forum, Obi, said: “The essence of this inspection today is for keke drivers to see what the governor is doing, and where the tax they’re paying are deployed to.

“We praise the governor where he’s doing well and ask him to continue. We also want more Keke drivers to come into the government tax net, so that the government would have more money to embark on more roads.

“This exercise is not politically motivated. I’m not swayed by any political party, but totally dependent. I praise what is good and criticise what is bad.

“This is my brain-child. I’m the sponsor, originator, financier and facilitator of this forum. I’m not a Keke driver, but I came in as a rights activist when I saw the heavy tax being imposed on this people. We led a protest to the governor, and he listened and disbanded some groups that were collecting illegal tax from this people.”