By Nasiru Muhammad
Kano State Government will not relent in its efforts to formulate effective policies in ensuring safety in the state roads.
The state Commissioner for Housing and Transport, Alhaji Mahmud Muhammad Santsi made this known during the pre-commissioning tests and awareness of the state computerized Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) for motorists held at Zaria Road and Sharada Command of VIO offices.
Represented by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Umar Liman Albasu, the commissioner expressed happiness over the level of work carried out for the project, assuring of the ministry’s support and assistance in modernising the VIO department.
He added that the state government is fully committed towards transforming the VIO and transport system, promising to provide formidable and effective policies within the ministry’s mandate in ensuring safer roads and enforcing traffic laws accordingly.
Responding, the Director Road Traffic Department, Alhaji Garba Abdu Gaya, disclosed that the computerized VIS for motorist is free till today, calling on motorists to ensure that their vehicles are duly checked regularly for their safety and other road users, a statement issued by Yusuf Abubakar Ibrahim, the Public Relations Officer of the ministry and made available to The Triumph, recently has said.