The Abia State Governor Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has directed the immediate suspension of the activities of the task force constituted by Osisioma LGA which was allegedly harassing commercial bus operators around Osisioma junction of Aba.
In a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information John Okiyi Kalu, the governor also expressed regret over the alleged harassment allegation leveled against the taskforce members. “Bus and other commercial vehicle operators should continue to use their approved loading and offloading facilities within the area.
“The Governor expressed displeasure over the alleged harassment of commercial transporters by touts and others and has directed local government authorities to ensure an immediate end to the practice while evolving a more modern and humane way to collect approved revenues” the statement concluded.
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