Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Friday banned the National Union of Road Transport Worker (NURTW). in the State.
This was made known in a statement signed by the governor and read by the Chief of Staff to the Oyo State government, Chief Oyebisi Ilaka.
Ilaka said: “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 tranquillity 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 resolved to proscribed 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 a 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 have been taken over by the Oyo State Government with immediate effect,” the statement added.