Anambra State Government is set to start capturing of biometric data of all commercial bus drivers and Keke Riders in the state.
This development was made known through a public service announcement made by the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service which was signed by Mrs. Sylvia -Tochukwu Ngige on behalf of the Chairman and it reads as follows;
Public Service Announcement:
The Anambra State Internal Revenue Service AiRS, wishes to inform all Stakeholders and Operations on Transportation in Anambra State comprising of Buses including Shuttle Buses, Try-Cycle otherwise known as Keke, Trucks including Mini-Trucks, Tippers, Lorries, Taxis, Market Chairman, etc. that there will be Biometrics Enumeration and Registration excersice in Anambra State commencing from Thursdays, June 2, 2022.
The biometrics enumeration and exercise will take place at Designated ports to be communicated through the union exceutives accordingly. All the Stakeholders on Transportation are by this announcement mandated to comply within four weeks from June 2, 2022. Failure to comply attracts impoundment.
This exercise is in line with Governor Charles Soludo’s vision to nip the recent security challenges of the State in the bud.
Sylvia -Tochukwu Ngige
Deputy Director/Head, Taxpayer Education and Enlightenment Team TEET
For Chairman, AiRS.