Transporters in Onitsha, threatens to embark on nationwide strike over relentless highway robbery attacks

Transporters in Onitsha have raised the caution over supposed relentless theft assaults and kidnapping of their staff and travelers in significant interstates prompting Lagos, Abuja and Northern Nigeria.

Following the supposed occurrences, they have uncovered designs to leave on a cross country strike if something pressing isn’t finished by the Federal Government and the Police over weakness in the administrative roadways.

Mr. Emenike Okafor, the Manager of God’s Will Transport made this known during a public interview in Onitsha, where he guaranteed that the Benin bypass territory of Ogbemudia Farm, to Ore and Lokoja in Kogi State towards Abuja highway is the most perilous flashpoints where the bandits work unhindered.

He said that a portion of the armada administrators that have fallen casualties incorporate lavish transport proprietors, passenger transport administrators, and chief Siena transport administrators who pass on travelers from Onitsha to different areas, terminals in Enugu, Aba, and Port Harcourt.

Mr. Emenike additionally raised an alert over the expansion of sunshine outfitted theft and kidnapping of travelers on the highway inside the previous fourteen days, after the #EndSARS fight which turned fierce.

He stated: “We have recorded instances of traveler burglary and snatching over the most recent fourteen days, including Sienna and Hummer transports with around six travelers grabbed in those zones.

“We, in this way, approach the Inspector-General of Police to enact his quick reaction system and the foundation of a joint watch group including the Army, Police and Civil Defense Corps in the influenced areas.t

“Voyaging has become progressively more hazardous after the security challenges, being looked by workers.”

“In the interim, we should utilize this occasion to sympathize with the Police over the setbacks and misfortunes they recorded during the #EndSARS fight that later turned fierce.”

“We should express that no mindful resident regardless of how profoundly incited would take part in consuming, plundering, and assault on the Police who are burdened with the undertaking of ensuring the residents and their properties. “

“The lawbreakers released the assaults on Police arrangements just to destabilize the nation’s security, yet they should not be permitted to succeed.

“We, thusly, appeal to the Police to return completely to their obligation with recharged energy and enthusiasm, and we entreat the Government to propel them by improving their government assistance and remunerate the groups of those that lost their lives during the emergency.”

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