The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has announced the proscription of the National Union of Road Transport Worker (NURTW) in Oyo State over the recent clashes between factions over the leadership of the Union.
The Governor stressed that all parks and garages have in the possession of the the state government until further notice.
The first announcement was made on Friday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in a press release signed by the Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde through the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Oyebisi Ilaka.
The statement reads: “while appreciating the good people Oyo State for their steadfastness overtime and support for this administration, we stand on the need to maintain peace and tranquility in the state in order to engender commercial and human development.
“After today’s deliberation, with security and stakeholders meeting involving security chiefs and the governor, we have resolve to proscribe the NURTW in this state until further notice.
“All activities of the union remain illegal henceforth, 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 control and maintained peace and order.
“Parks and garages in the state has been taken over by the Oyo State Government with immediate effect.”