Comrade Godwin Nyiam, the Director General of the Department of Public Transportation, DOPT, on Monday carried out sensitization of commuters in Calabar on the right parks to board vehicles to their various destinations.
Comrade Nyiam led a team to major markets and populated areas in the city to inform them on the right parks to board vehicles to avoid being harassed or charged the wrong rates to their destinations.
“We have been passing out information online and on radio to members of the public on our planned sensitization exercise and today we physically did that to let them know what to do and where to board vehicles”.
He said places visited include Watt Market, Marian Market, University of Calabar, Cross River University of Calanbar and Eta Agbo/IBB Way Round About.
He said after the sensitization no vehicle would be allowed to take passengers outside the recognised and designated motor parks in the city.
“We have a mandate to ensure orderliness in the city and also the safety of commuters and we are going to do that and we have to be civil about that responsibility”
He assured that the public would be protected from fraudulent transporters and tricksters to kep the image of the state as the safest in the country intact.