Deputy Director/Chief Press Secretary FCT Muhammad Sule made the disclosure in a press statement issued on Tuesday.
“On the menace of commercial s3x workers, he said that the Task Team has so far arrested 89 of them who have been prosecuted and handed over to the Social Development Secretariat for rehabilitation to enable them learn useful skills.
“The Director, however, urged the residents of the Federal Capital Territory to assist the FCT Administration by not patronising the unpainted taxis, Keke Napep, Okadas as well as the commercial s3x workers.
“He warned that their existence have security implications because they are veritable channels being used by the criminals which is in nobody’s interest.
“The Director while saying that the Task Team is chaired by the FCT Police Commissioner, Mr. Mustapha Mohammed assured that the Task Team is prepared to carry the mandate of the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello to its logical end.
“The reconstituted Task Team which has the mandate to deal with traffic problems, environmental nuisances and any social menace within the Federal Capital City, commenced operation last Tuesday January 15, 2017.”