Ondo: Akeredolu Orders NURTW, RTEAN Union To Vacate Motor Parks

March 2, 2021
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Ondo state government has suspended indefinitely the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employees Association of Nigeria (RTEAN).

While addressing journalists in Akure on Monday, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Akeredolu on special duties and strategies, Doyin Odebowale said the suspension was due to recent crisis within the union over leadership.

The government also directed taxi drivers to revert to the old rate of N50 per drop.

The leadership of both NURTW and RTEAN were both directed to vacate motor parks across the 18 local government areas of the state and to stop collecting money from taxi drivers and other motorists.

Odebowale whonexplained that new tickets will be purchased directly from the government added that every attempt to make life difficult for the masses would be restricted

Furthermore, he said that security agencies had been notified to effect timely arrest and prosecution of the defaulters.

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