Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai called for the arrest and prosecution of drivers who blocked the expressway while protesting a policeman’s murder of their classmate for refusing to pay bribe.
Recall that we posted how passengers were stranded as drivers blocked the Abuja-Kaduna highway, following a protest.
The protest came after policemen on duty along the Abuja-Kaduna highway allegedly killed a commercial driver after he refused to give them a N2,000 bribe.
Reacting via his Twitter handle, El-Rufai expressed disappointment over the incident, writing: “It is most unfortunate.
“The drivers will all be arrested and prosecuted for this.
“There are lawful means of expressing grievances. This is unacceptable!
“The State Commissioner of Police is investigating and reporting to our Attorney General for the immediate prosecution of the trigger-happy officer, but the tanker drivers have no right to do what they have done, and they also have to pay the price.”