By Adeyinka Aderibigbe
President of the Nationwide Union of Street Transport Staff (NURTW) Alhaji Ibikunle Baruwa, has warned towards unlawful actions of these he described as disgruntled within the union, who has shaped the behavior of violating the ban on interstate motion.
Baruwa, who’s a member of the ‘Joint Technical Process Crew’ facilitating free and unhindered motion of meals, livestock and agro merchandise throughout the nation mentioned, “As a legislation abiding union that believes within the rule of legislation we help each coverage of presidency in any respect ranges and as a member of the technical group, I issued a round to all of the state councils of the union on April 28 for full compliance of members on the necessity to solely use autos for transporting meals, livestock and agro inputs throughout the nation.
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He mentioned: “It’s subsequently most unlucky and embarrassing as reviews reaching me confirmed that some unscrupulous and grasping truck drivers have now taken benefit of the free motion to transform their vehicles to passenger autos.
“I subsequently commend the hassle of eagle eyed safety officers for the arrest of a few of these culprits in some states, particularly within the south east and Rivers State.
Baruwa appealed to the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, who has vowed to public sale all autos caught flouting the lockdown order, to mood justice with mercy.