Yuletide: NURTW bans alcohol sale in Lagos motor parks

FG Releases Primary/Secondary School Calendar for the 2019/2020 Academic Session - Click Here for Details

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) says it has banned sales of alcoholic drinks in all motor parks in Lagos State ahead of the festive period.

Mr Tajudeen Agbede, the Lagos State Chairman of NURTW, made this known on Monday in an interview. Agbede said that the union has set up a task force to enforce the ban in various motor parks across the state.

“We don’t want to experience any form of accident on the highways as a result of alcoholic drinks during the festive period. “We have four units of the task force going round the motor parks, at least three times a week, to enforce the ban on sales of alcoholic drinks within and outside our parks,” he said.

Read Also  Alleged Death of Leah Sharibu; Presidency Reacts (Press Statement)

The union chairman said the ban was not only meant for the festive seasons, adding that it would continue after the festivities.

Read Also  Gov. Wike Blast PDP Committee On Emergency of Elumelu as Minority Leader

Agbede also appealed to the commuters to board vehicles at the designated motor parks for security of their lives and property instead of boarding unsafe vehicles by the roadside. He said that the union has also put in place some security measures in all the parks to guarantee safety of the commuters.

“Our motor parks are safe to board vehicles to anywhere you are going to in the country,” he said.

Click Here to Join Newsnow Nigeria WhatsApp Group for Breaking News Alerts More News

Follow Us on FACEBOOK, TWITTER

Do You Know Nigeria? Attempt 10 simple questions on Nigeria for FREE and Win FREE N500 Airtime - Click Here to Participate!

For your news articles, press release, Breaking News, send e-mail to [email protected]

Read Also  Enugu LG Election: PDP Wins All 17 Local Governments
Get the latest BREAKING NEWS inside your e-mail address inbox; fill the form below and click the subscribe button