Governor Akeredolu Bans NURTW, RTEAN in Ondo

Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, The Executive Governor of Ondo State, has placed a ban on the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) from all motor parks in the state.

Checkupdatetv learnt that both unions were warned to stop collecting dues and levies from commercial drivers in the state.

Speaking through Dr Doyin Odebowale, the Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties and Strategy, Akeredolu said the ban of the driver unions’ activities was due to leadership tussles.

He said new tickets would be sold directly by government officials and urged commercial drivers to revert to the old price of N50 per drop.