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New Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde scraps NURTW

The newly inaugurated Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State 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 this 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.

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