Driver Protest Over High Rate of Robbery, Block Ife-Ilesa Express Highway

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at 12:50 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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There was confusion along the Ife-Ilesa Expressway as drivers of luxurious buses on Monday barricaded the expressway in protest of the robbery incident which occurred on the road over the night. The angry drivers stated that some robbers took over the road since last night until the early hours of Monday morning, though it was not clear if any life was lost in the process. A motorist identified as Sanya who was trapped in the gridlock said the driver took over the road since 4am on Monday.
The protesting drivers stressed that robbery cases were frequent on the road, insisting that the protest will continue until the state governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola addresses them. Sanya noted that the angry protesters drove away the policemen drafted to the area to restore normalcy and have demanded to see the commissioner of police. Sanya affrimed, ” We are close to 1000 vehicles trapped in the traffic snarl now. I have been here for over two hours and there is no exit road to take. We are stuck in the mess. “Many newspapers delivery vans are here before dawn and there is no way anybody can escape except the road is cleared.
OOSSYY at 12:53 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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ROBBERS EVERYWHERE
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dollypiper at 01:02 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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At least this will be a wake up call....
Government. Come to the people's. Rescue oo
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hackynoni111 at 01:04 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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The rate of armed robbery has increased.. Gov pls do something
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dickman2 at 01:05 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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ok
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gogoman at 01:07 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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good for them
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Barluty at 01:18 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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Useless set pple
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dollypiper at 01:25 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: Barth Chinedum Madu on 01:18 PM,  7/09/2015
Useless set pple

Who? The robbers or the Drivers
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barackderay at 01:30 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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nice move
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winace at 01:31 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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They shld either go and block d emtrance of d governor house gate or office OR better still go and block road to d airport cus d big men and women don't travel by roads.
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Blessed75 at 01:32 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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Bad Government
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Abgasko at 01:40 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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blocking the road is not the best way to show their grievances
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PoliticxGuru at 01:45 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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Ok ooooo
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hackynoni111 at 02:06 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: OSSY BABA on 12:53 PM,  7/09/2015
ROBBERS EVERYWHERE

Change is here
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temi_1 at 03:11 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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Na wa o
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bayonel3 at 03:13 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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id drivers are protesting that the rate is to high then you know something is really really wrong somewhere
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jejelaye at 03:17 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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noted...
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innocentbola at 03:34 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: Hackangel  link=topic=272600.msg4487253#msg4487253 date=1441627476
The rate of armed robbery has increased.. Gov pls do something

And yet the govt is nothing about this...
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innocentbola at 03:35 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: Barth Chinedum Madu on 01:18 PM,  7/09/2015
Useless set pple

I think you are one useless fellow yourself for posting the same comment on every news...
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innocentbola at 03:36 PM, 7/09/2015 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: winace on 01:31 PM,  7/09/2015
They shld either go and block d emtrance of d governor house gate or office OR better still go and block road to d airport cus d big men and women don't travel by roads.

I think the govt house will be the idea place they should block, not the expressway...
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