COVID-19: Taxis and keke to return as from 4th May in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has confirmed that Taxis and Keke shall return on 4th of May as the nation eases lockdown.

FCTA in a statement released on Saturday announced new guidelines for taxis and keke as business returns on Monday.

The statement urged that only three passengers are henceforth allowed in tricycles known as Keke including the driver.

Taxis have been directed to carry a minimum of three passengers at a time between the hours of 8:00 am and 4pm.

The statement reads in part: “Prohibition of commercial motorcycles (Keke) within the FCT remains in force including Kubwa and Dutse alhaji.

“Tricycles are to limit their activities to areas already assigned and allowed a minimum of three persons (driver and two passengers)

“Taxis are mandated to carry a minimum of four persons at a time ( driver and three passengers)

“Buses are to reduce occupancy at any time to 50% of installed capacity

“All Bus Stops and motor parks are to maintain environmental hygiene and officials of target parks and bus operators should provide temperature checks and hand sanitizing points at the parks. Face covering is also mandatory. They are to operate only between the hours of 8:00am and 4pm daily.”

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