Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has urged aggrieved leaders of the National Road Transport Union Workers to channel their grievances through the appropriate quarters and not take the law into their hands.
This was contained in a statement by Adeleke’s Chief Press Secretary, Malam Rasheed Olawale, in Osogbo.
Adeleke warned against violence among transport workers’ unions in the state.
He directed security agencies to ensure safety of lives and property within the areas affected by the protest .
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that there was a protest in some motor parks in Osogbo by NURTW leaders trying to gain control of motor parks.
NAN reports that some union members protested in Old Garage Motor Park, Okefia, Olaiya and Aregbe.
The union members are struggling for supremacy over who controls motor parks.
NAN reports that rival groups blocked roads preventing easy access and scaring away passerby.
NAN reports that security personnel have also brought the situation under control.
The city of Osogbo has been calm while security agents patrol major motor parks and black spots prone to violence.