I want to appeal to the chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Oyo State chapter, Alhaji Taofeek Oyerinde, to start organising frequent trainings for drivers of Micra cabs in the state capital.
The truth is that these Micra cabs constitute a nuisance to the capital city with the manner in which their drivers drive.
The drivers hardly obey traffic rules and regulations and they manouvre their way in the narrowest of spaces. The Micra cabs have caused several road accidents in the city as a result of this.
Also, it is important that the NURTW boss warns drivers who are in the habit of using their cabs to commit crime to desist from doing so. It is a known secret in Ibadan that the cabs are being used to kidnap people. I have also heard stories of the cabs being used to rob, as well as rape people.
Consequently, it is, obligatory for the leadership of the union to warn Micra cab drivers to obey traffic rules and regulations, while also desisting from crime.
- Saheed Olaoluwa,