NURTW Activities Still Remain Banned in Oyo – Makinde

Oyo State Government on Sunday evening said the ban on the state chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers is still effective

The government spoke against the backdrop of alleged invasion of the state Secretariat of the NURTW at Agbowo area in Ibadan, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

They however urge the union members not to dare the police and other security agencies in their effort to restore peace and sanity in the state

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Reacting to a question on the invasion of the union’s Secretariat and forceful takeover of motor parks by some faction, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa said, “the union activities remain banned.”

Adisa who spoke to reporters at the Iyaganku Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists said, “yes, we got the information of the invasion of NURTW office by a faction.

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“The police had assured the state government of adequate provision of protection to the lives and property of our people.

“When government placed ban on NURTW, it remains in force and they should not take government for granted.

“The police are on ground and whoever breaches law will face the wrath of the law,” he added.

Makinde had in June proscribed NURTW in the state

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Speaking on the achievemets of Governor Makinde in 100 daya Adisa said the government has set an unprecedented record in the history of the state and would ensure people of the state have a better taste of government .

Adisa said in couple of weeks the government will flagged of the revoked ibadan -Iseyin road and other projects across the state.


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