The Chairman, Nigeria Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Yusha’u Muhammad (Dan iyan mun ,Sardauna Gabas ,has raised concern over the high level kidnapping of their members along Kaduna, Abuja and Niger states describing it as worrisome.
Muhammad made this disclosure in Jos on Monday.
He explained that the challenges facing motorists now on roads call for urgent attention from the security apparatus to keep 24 hours surveillance to watch over the activities of kidnappers’ syndicate who are now on rampage in almost all the roads.
The NURTW boss said, “We condemn in its totality the way and manner these hoodlums harass, maimed and killed innocent motorists who are victims of kidnapping.
He advised federal government and the affected States government to build security synergy toward addressing the menace so as to give people hope, adding that the current recession and the dwelling revenue generation had place the country security on threat from the men of the underworld.
According to him ,the drivers in Nigeria are suffering most them cannot meet up with business by calling on government to grant them vehicles loan to tackle transportation cost through subsidize rate charge.
“We have no problem but to charge all the drivers to obtain national driver license and also renew it’s so that they government can increase her ending, he added.
Muhammad rejected the installation of speed limit device because of the deplorable stage of our roads by asking government to look inward.
He stressed further that the new speed limit device is illegal and is not part of the constitution so members cannot key into the program.