Members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers within the Ikotun space of Lagos State have taken to the streets to protest the dying of two of their members, SaharaReporters learnt.
A resident defined that the officers have been protesting the alleged killing of a bus driver and his conductor by policemen and officers from the Lagos State Taskforce workplace who they claimed had wreaked havoc on industrial drivers within the space.
The drivers reportedly disallowed industrial autos from plying the routes, besides for personal autos.
It was additionally gathered that non-public automotive house owners who tried to supply a trip to passersby additionally had their automobile glasses smashed by the protesters.
A resident who spoke with SaharaReporters stated she needed to return house as there was no approach she may have efficiently gone to the workplace.
She stated, “I had come out of the home usually to go to work. I ready early however on attending to the bus station, there have been no buses after which we noticed drivers protesting. They informed us to return house, that there shall be no motion at the moment.
“I used to be shocked and questioning what had occurred then they stated Task Force officers killed two of their colleagues, a driver and a conductor. They stated that’s the final straw that they do not need Taskforce once more. “They declare all their buses are at Task Force workplace that Taskforce ought to be scrapped.
“I’ve gone again to my home however earlier than I left, I noticed that about three or 4 police vans arrived within the space possibly in a bid to revive calm however these guys aren’t able to hearken to officers.
“Any industrial bus driver that drives previous that place, they merely seize his keys and ask all of the passengers to alight whereas non-public automotive house owners are allowed to go.
“Actually, there was a younger man who drove previous and he felt like serving to people who find themselves stranded. The ‘agberos’ received indignant and broke his windscreen. Only God is aware of how a lot he’d pay to repair that once more.”