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The University of Benin has banned the use of vehicles with tinted glasses within the school’s premises as a measure to tackle the rise of insecurity in the institution.

The management of the institution made this known in a statement released on Thursday titled, ‘Prohibition of vehicles with tinted glasses within the university premises’, signed by the UNIBEN Public Relations Officer, Benedicta Ehanire.

According to the statement, the ban will be effective in the two campuses of the institution: Ugbowo and Ekehuan campuses.

The statement read, “The Management of the University of Benin has banned the use of vehicles with tinted glasses withini its campuses (Ugbowo and Ekehuan).

“The action has become expedient in view of the security situation and reports received by the management.


“While acknowledging that security is every one’s business, security personnel are to enforce the ban, which is with immediate effect.”

This comes a day after the Governor of Niger State, Sani Bello, banned the use of commercial vehicles in Minna, the state capital.


The Governor had made this known via a statement on Wednesday.

“Niger State Government has banned commercial motorcycles in Minna metropolis effective tomorrow 3rd June, 2021.


“Private motorcycles will be allowed to operate between 6am to 9pm daily,” the statement had read.

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