Legal Nigeria

Nigeria Police bans street trading/hawking on Abuja roads

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase NPM, fdc has
mandated State Command Commissioners of Police to strengthen
security at all Mosques, Churches and other worship centers across
the country. Adequate security has also been ordered for venues
where Moslems break-fast in the evenings. Worshipers are advised to
be vigilant, and promptly report to the Police any suspicious persons
or substance found in or around their environment.
In a similar development, a ban has been placed on street hawking
and all forms of trading on Abuja roads/Highways especially road
intersections, traffic light points and traffic hold-ups. In the same
vein, unauthorized Taxi Parks and Bus Stops formed around the
Federal Secretariat, Abuja is now prohibited. Only bus and taxis
painted in authorized commercial colours would be allowed to
operate at designated taxi parks and bus stops in and around the
Central Area, Abuja. Violators would be apprehended and prosecuted
as Police Units have been directed to enforce the relevant laws in
this regards