Following the spate
of violence across Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in recent times, Governor Seyi
Makinde has proscribed the activities of the National Union of Road Transport
Workers (NURTW) in the state.
The government who
declared the activities of the Union illegal with immediate effect also
announced the taking over of all parks and garages in the state.
A statement signed
by the Governor and read by his Chief of Staff, Bisi Ilaka enjoined the people
of the state to go about their lawful duties without fear of molestation,
adding that combined security task force in every community of the state have
been charged to take control and maintain peace and order.
Ilaka who revealed
the disclosure at the Executive Chamber of the Governors office said the
decision was reached after a meeting with security stakeholders including the
security chiefs in the state and government officials.