ADVERTISEMENT

NSC vows to deal with extortion of truck drivers at ports

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has vowed to deal with private and government security operatives involved in the extortion of truck drivers at the nation’s seaports.

ADVERTISEMENT

It said headquarters of the NSC has been inundated with complaints of extortion of truck drivers while accessing the seaports and terminals.

Truck drivers had embarked on an industrial action over what they described as “massive extortion of their members by security operatives at the gates to the ports.

ADVERTISEMENT

They however called off the strike last week.

But in a swift reaction to the allegation, the Executive Secretary of NSC, Barr. Hassan Bello, after an emergency meeting with stakeholders ordered those involved to desist from the act or be prepared to face the wrath of government. 

He said: “It has come to the notice of Nigerian Shippers’ Council that trucks assigned either to drop empty containers or pick up shipments from the Ports/Terminals are being requested to pay certain amounts of money before being allowed to gain access to the ports and terminals.

“Nigerian Shippers’ Council is hereby advising all stakeholders, especially those who are in the habit of perpetrating this unwholesome practice to desist from such and any practices capable of jeopardizing the ease of doing business at our ports.”

 

Sharing

BREAKTHROUGH NATURAL CURE FOR PROSTATE ISSUES IN JUST 15 DAYS!!! You Can Prevent PROSTATE CANCER!!!

Your PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT Is REVERSIBLE!!! Don't Let It Threaten You!

To SHRINK And NORMALIZE Your PROSTATE Within 15 Days Without Surgery Or Chemical Drugs, Click Here!!!

Join us on


Send DTM to 4900 (MTN) or DTM to 655 (Etisalat) for regular updates and more

Share your story with us: 08189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email: dtonline@dailytrust.com Or use this form

Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900

DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.