Oyo State Government has warned illegal tax collectors against issuing fake tickets to commercial motorists at motor parks and purporting to do so on behalf of the government.
He said that the proscription order on union activities in the state was still in place.
The state Commissioner for Works and Transportation, Prof. Raphael Afonja, who disclosed this while on inspection to motor parks in Ibadan metropolis, said that some individuals were still issuing out tickets to motorists on behalf of the government, an action he described as extortion.
“The government is working out modalities to put things in shape as regards the status of transport union in the state so as to make life easy for motorists and everyone, hence sale of tickets to motorists by anyone at the moment is illegal and should be stopped forthwith as anyone found flouting the laws will be sanctioned. Read more