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NURTW Decry Harassment, Extortions By Soldiers On Akwanga ,Lafia Road By Yakubu Busari, Jos

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National Union of  Road Transport Workers of Nigeria ,Nasarawa state Branch has decry the high level of harassment and  extortion going on in some  major roads across the 36 states of the  country by the Nigerian soldiers.
In an interview with our correspondent on Wednesday in Jos ,the Plateau state capital the union group lamented that their members have  continue to suffered constant fear and  attack from gate fees charge.
They have appealed to federal government to come to  their rescue by  cautioning the soldiers mounting roads block to stop and  help in  reducing hardship melted on its members.
The group also explained further that between Akwanga to Lafia we continue experience extortions on  what the soldiers  are doing to motorists plying the routes, sometime they force our members to pay over 200 to 500 naira  before allowing them to past .
According to the group, with the current economic hardship been experienced across the country government need to step up measures that can prevent the problem.

Also the hike in price of petroleum has continued brew and causing big challenge to the common man on the streets, they explained.

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