The Oyo State Government has proscribed the National Union of Road
Transport Workers (NURTW) and taken over the control of all motor parks in the
The Chief of Staff, Government House, Ibadan, Chief Bisi Ilaka, disclosed in a news conference at the Executive Chambers of the governor’s office in Ibadan.
He said the State government took the decision after deliberation with stakeholders. He said all motor parks in the state had been taken over by the state government with immediate effect.
Ilaka emphasized the need to maintain peace and tranquility in the State in order to engender commercial and human development.
According to him the decision was reached After deliberation with Security stakeholders, security chiefs and Government. Which resolved to proscribe the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) until further notice. Stating that all activities of the Union remain illegal henceforth and urged 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 ordered to take control and maintain peace and order.
The two factions of the union which has been at loggerheads have been disturbing public peace over leadership of the union in the state.