Niger State, Truck Drivers

Niger State, Truck Drivers

PICTORIAL: Travellers lament as protesting truck drivers' roadblock enters day 3 in Niger - Punch Newspapers

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9/25/2021 8:44:00 PM

PICTORIAL: Travellers lament as protesting truck drivers ' roadblock enters day 3 in Niger - Punch Newspapers

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25 September 2021Travellers along the Minna-Bida-Mokwa road have lamented the hardship they are being subjected to over the blockage of the road by articulated vehicle drivers.The drivers are protesting the bad conditions of Bida-Agaie-Lambata road, and are also calling for the opening of the Minna-Bida road.

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The protest, which has entered its third day, has made many passengers to resort to patronising commercial motorcycle operators popularly known as Okada.Protesting truck drivers block roads in NigerThe roadblock, which streches up to Lambata, stops at Zanjika village, which is about 30 minutes’ drive to Bida.

It was also observed that the youths in nearby villages and motor boys of the trailers have blocked the road to extort money from motorcyclists and smaller vehicles that try to manoeuvre their ways in the gridlock. Read more: The Punch Newspapers »

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