– The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has proscribed the NURTW
– The State Government has also taken over all the car parks and garages in Oyo
According to a latest report, the Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde barely 72 hours after his inauguration as the new Governor of the state as proscribed the National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW in the state.
This comes after the regular fight over control of car parks and garages in the state.
The report made it known that all activities of the NURTW in the state, henceforth are considered illegal and also the state government has taken over all parks and garages in the state.
According to the statement signed by the Governor and released by the new Chief of Staff, Bisi Ilaka, he urged the people of Oyo state to carry on with their normal activities without fear of molestation.
The statement added that combined security task force in various communities within the state have been charged to maintain peace and order.
Below is an extract of the statement released, it read,
“While appreciating the good people of Oyo State for your steadfastness overtime and support for our administration, I want to reiterate our stand on the need to maintain peace and tranquillity in our state in order to engender commercial and human development.
“After today’s deliberation with Security stakeholders meeting involving security chiefs and Government, we have resolved to proscribe the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) until further notice.
“All activities of the Union remain illegal henceforth and we urge the people of the state to go about their lawful duties without fear of molestation, as combined security task force in every community of the state, have been charged to take control and maintain peace and order.
“To this end, all parks in the state have been taken over by the state government with immediate effect.”