The Lagos State government on Monday announced the suspension of all union activities in seven branches of the National Union of Road Transport Worker...
The government took the decision after crisis drama that broke out in Oshodi area following the murder of a prominent member of the NURTW in the Oshodi area, Alhaji Rasaq Balogun, popularly known as Hamburger.
The Acting Commissioner of Road Transportation, Prince Olanrewaju Anofiu Elegushi, who gave the directive at a press briefing held at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa, Ikeja lagos, he said there would be no collection of tickets/fees from commercial buses while the suspension still lasts.
He however said that the state government officials and security personnel have asked to monitor transport operations within the seven branches to ensure the compliance with the directive.
The commissioner also revealed that the suspension would remains in force until peace returns to the area.
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