Heavy protests in Imo, over extortion by way of process forces on bus drivers 

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By way of Chinonso Alozie

Masses of indignant bus drivers on Friday blocked the entrance of Imo govt space, over extortion by way of other process forces on motorists.

Leading edge captured the protesters as they have been marching in anger across the govt Area roundabout in Owerri.

The bus drivers began amassing themselves all from other streets of the state capital.

Leading edge noticed that a few of them drove from Wethedral, Douglas, Mbaise Highway, Okigwe street and Akwakuma in addition to Amakohia to govt space to sign up their grievances over the continuing extortion within the title of process forces.

In step with them, the selection of process forces at the street have created too many troubles for them as they now spend over N3,000 in settling teams of process forces.

Additionally they lamented that there have been know marked bus stops at the street as to mention precisely the place they’ll prevent to select or drop passengers.

A few of them claimed that they’ve suffered severally overwhelmed by way of those teams of process forces anyplace they fail to “settle them.”

On the other hand, this protest is coming after a document by way of Leading edge at the selection of process forces in Imo state.

In step with one of the crucial protesters, one Onyeuwa Timo, “That is very painful in Imo state, we don’t have anyplace to relaxation. No one to whinge to the type of maltreatment that we have got suffered within the arms of those process forces other people.”

Additionally, one among them who claimed to be a pupil and a father of 2 kids, who is going with the title Samba stated: “There’s no peace for us the bus drivers. We’ve got households and we’d like cash to care for them. Please I encourage the federal government to thrill prevent those males they’re punishing us in Imo state.

“They arrive and pressure you to pay them and so they additionally look ahead to you at the different street and ask you to pay once more.”





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