The Imo State government has announced the temporary suspension of the Collection of Daily Tickets from Commercial Transport Operators in the State.
In a Press Release jointly signed by Barr. Rex Anunobi, Commissioner Ministry of Transport and Dr. Ifeanyi Okeke, Interim Chairman Imo State Internal Revenue Service (IIRS), for Imo State Government, dated 9th of May 2022, they pointed out that the directive is to enable the State Government to process the migration from analogue collection to Daily e-Ticketing.
The Press Release reads, ” The Ministry of Transport and the Imo State Internal Revenue Service (IIRS) wish to announce the temporary suspension of the collection of MOT Daily Tickets on commercial buses, tricycles and commercial motorcycles in the State with immediate effect from Monday, the 9th of May, 2022.”.
“This development is to enable the State Government to diligently process the migration from analogue collection to Daily e-Ticketing.”
“The general public, particularly operators of commercial buses, tricycles and motorcycles are hereby notified to ensure compliance. This notice also dissolves with immediate effect all collection agents of the MOT Daily Tickets for the Government of Imo State.”
“The MOT Daily Ticket is still a pre-condition for plying the roads in Imo State; however, please note that any person(s) found collecting the said revenue within the specified window will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.”