The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Ile Ife branch has warned commuters against boarding vehicles outside designated motor parks.
The Chairman of the union in Ile Ife, Mr Isiaka Olatunbosun gave this warning in an interview on transport situation during Easter period.
He said commuters must be wary of numerous risks associated with boarding road-side vehicles.
Olatunbosun explained that armed robbers mostly take advantage of festivities and celebration periods to perpetrate evil acts by using cheaper fares to induce unsuspecting passengers.
“Commuters are fond of boarding vehicles along the expressway because of cheap fares, but unknown to them, it dangerous and unsafe.
“I implore passengers to be careful, especially during this Easter holiday, as ritualists and armed robbers do target the period to operate.”
He said this do put people’s lives in danger.
By Yinka Salaam, Osogbo