Nigerians stranded as protesters block Abuja-Kaduna expressway

A large number of Nigerians have been caught for a considerable length of time as drivers of verbalized vehicles square the two paths of the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the street was blocked after the passing of one of the drivers, who was supposedly shot by a police officer for his refusal to give N2000 fix.

Onlookers said the perished, a J5 driver, was shot around 12 PM at a checkpoint almost a story factory organization in Kaduna. The driver was supposedly moving pirated rice to an obscure goal. It was assembled that a Dangote female truck driver was the first to land at the scene and utilized her truck to square one of the paths and different drivers joined her to obstruct the other path. The drivers demanded that they would not evacuate the blockades until the Kaduna state senator and the chief of police in the state address them. The activity, notwithstanding, infuriated most drivers caught at the scene, who censured the sad occurrence.

“They shouldn’t have taken this measure considering the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, which is only two days from today,” a traveler, Musa Garba said. Garba, who was making a beeline for Sokoto from Enugu, said they were caught since 3:00am.

Different drivers, who censured both the police and truck drivers for their activity, encouraged the state police order to act the hero. Exertion by the couple of military and other security work force at the scene, to open the street bombed as the wronged drivers were not prepared to coordinate.

However, Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said the state government was attempting to determine the issue.


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