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See what Okada Men are doing in Abuja over N500

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Hundreds of commercial motorcyclists known as Okada have blocked the ever busy Nyanya-Keffi expressway in Abuja protesting against extortion by soldiers posted to the area.

With this development, Motorists and other road users ran for their lives for fear of being caught in the middle in case the soldiers act ‘desively’.

The soldiers have been there since 2014 following two bomb explosions carried out by the ‘technically’defeated Boko Haram sect.

The Friday protest which saw the Okada riders burning tyres and logs of wood, an eyewitness said was due to the demands of the soldiers of “N500 from the Okada operators.”

The police are at the scene trying to disperse the crowd.

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2 Comments

  1. Godspower uchenna

    January 20, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    this is wickedness. how can they give them such amount of money.those soldiers are wicked. the commercial motorcyclists are struggling for themselves and the soldiers that are been paid without waste of time each month try to extort from people they are supposed to protect. they are wicked.

  2. Godspower uchenna

    January 20, 2017 at 9:57 pm

    those soldiers are wicked. they do the same here in abia state in collaboration with the so called police.

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