Former Northern Regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Daniel Bugri Naabu has caution riders of the yellow tricycle machines in the Tamale Metropolis to always observed rules and regulations on the roads to avoid prosecution by City authorities.
According to the former chairman of the NPP who is now a chief of Namong of the North East Region, it is important for riders of this yellow tricycle powering machine to be law abiding on the road to improve their relationship with City authorities.
NamongDaana Daniel BugriNaabu, gave the advice after intervening to restoring peace between, some members of the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly (TaMA) taskforce and riders of Yellow tricycle powering machine in the metropolis.
It would be recalled that Diamond News carried a news story on Wednesday where some taskforce operatives descended heavily on some women traders around the Picorna Hotel when they intervened in an ensuing confusion between a rider and taskforce members.
Following the attack the leadership of the commercial riders threatened a strike action on Friday.
Sticking to their positions, some of riders on Friday moved around in the metropolis to ensuring that none of their colleagues operated.
Patrons of this engine powered tricycles machines in the Tamale Metropolis were left stranded on Friday. The riders were protesting against the arrest of their colleagues and their union chairman who were detained in police custody.
However, in an interview with Diamond News at his private residents in Tamale the former Northern Regional chairmen of NPP, after meeting the Mayor of Tamale Iddrisu Musah Superior over the issue, engage the leadership of Yellow Yellow Riders Association and urge them to always cooperate with the city authorities by paying their daily dues to enable develop the metropolis.
Meanwhile, the leadership of this Yellow Yellow Riders Association who couldn’t hide their happiness, thanked the former Northern Regional chairman of the NPP for ensuring the release of some of their members from police custody.