The Oyo State Government on Friday announced the proscription of the National Union of Road Transport Worker (NURTW) in the state, adding that all parks and garages has been taken over by the government.
The Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, disclosed this in a press statement he personally signed.
The statement, made available by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Oyebisi Ilaka, reads: “While appreciating the good people of 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 involving security chiefs and the governor, we have resolved 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 maintain peace and order.
“Parks and garages in the state have been taken over by the Oyo State Government with immediate effect.”