Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have apprehended some syndicates in Kano and Kebbi states in connection with the production of illegal number plates including the fake Kano ‘ Chip Whip’ Number Plate, a statement by Mr. Bisi Kazeem, the Public Education Officer of FRSC, stated.
Kazeem said upon sighting the illegal number plate, the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi directed the Kano state Sector Commander, Corps Commander Zubairu Mato to collaborate with security agencies to fish out the syndicates involved in producing fake number plates in the state.
The statement reads in part: “Consequent upon the directive, DSS Kano State was intimated and immediately swung into action to arrest the perpetrators and bring them to book. DSS raided the following areas in Kano state; Sabon Gari, Kofar Ruwa, Gidan Boss (Kofar Mazugal) Kofar Wambai (Yan Robobi) and Naibawa Zaria road. At Sabon Gari, a suspect was arrested and subsequently charged to Court for production of fake number plates.”