Commercial Motorcycle Monitoring Agency

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The Taraba State Commercial Motorcycle Monitoring agency was established on August, 2008 and is currently under the leadership of Mr. Mohammed R. Idris as the General Manager.


Current Directors in the Agency with their respective Departments include;

  1. Alfred Hamidu – Finance and Administration.
  2. Nyifi Azwis I. – Operation and Enforcement.
  3. Yusuf Sanda – Information and Outreach.

Functions of the Agency:

The following functions are carried out by the Agency;

  • To regulate both Economic and Technical aspects of the business activities of commercial motorcycles and tricycle owners and operators to ensure strict compliance with objectives and stated provisions of this Law.
  • To formulate Policies and utilize strategies for the effective plan for ensuring effective regulation in the state.
  • Designate operational zones for the commercial motorcycle and tricycle operators and ensure that each operator in the course of his business is confined to his zone.
  • Liaise routinely and ensure effective harmonization with other relevant agencies, FRSC, NPF. Board of Internal Revenue and other public or private and Non-governmental bodies in order to achieve the objectives of the policy on Road Safety.
  • Identify any problem associated with attaining the objective of the Law of the functioning of the Agency and brief Government on their causes and effects and find solution to them.
  • To execute Public enlightenment on Road Traffic education for commercial Motorcycle and Tricycle operators and other road users to bring about public order and safety for all road users in the state in line with the objectives of this Law.
  • To carry out research and capacity building programmes aimed at improving the performance and impact of the Agency.
  • Serve as agent of Mass Mobilization of the operators to foster positive attitudinal changes towards obedience to road traffic laws and regulations to bring about social order and development.

Achievements of the Agency:

The Agency’s achievements include;

  • Achieved desired aims of government to instill sanity in the activities of commercial motorcycle and tricycle operators in the state.
  • Details of operator, owners and tricycles have been collected for safety and security reasons.
  • Operators are not only sensitized on Road Traffic Laws and Regulations but were made to take their business serious, not as stop over.
  • The Agency has also generated Revenue for the Government.

The General Manager

Mr. Mohammed Rabiu Idris, the General Manager, TASCOMMA, was born on 25th December, 1961 and hails from Wukari Local Government Area. He is married with five (5) children.

He began his educational career at Nuru Primary School, Wukari from 1973-1979 and enrolled into Government Secondary School, Ibbi and Government Science Secondary School, Donga from 1979-1981 and 1981-1984 respectively. He then proceeded to College of Preliminary Studies, Yola from 1984-1986, Federal Polytechnic, Mubi from 1989-1991 and 1995-1997.

He is a Member, Nigerian Association of Technologist in Engineering (C-7278) and Member, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) No-R 2973ET.

Workshops Attended:

He has also attended Workshops on Productivity and Improvement for Road Traffic Officers, Abuja, 2010 and Work Ethics and Productivity, Jalingo-July-August, 2011.


He was also appointed Board Member, Taraba State Commercial Motorcycle Monitoring Agency, 2008 and 13th October, 2011.


He made a Publication on Drivers’ License and Role of Motor Licensing Authority.

He enjoys Sports.

Names Duration
Mr. Matthew Yohanna 17th January, 2014-1st August, 2014
Mr. Alfred D. Usman 2008-17th January, 2014