TANKER DRIVERS BLOCK BENIN ORE ROAD OVER KILLING OF 2 OF THEIR MEMBERS BY HERDSMEN

Drivers of petroleum tankers and other articulated heavy vehicles have reportedly blocked the Benin-Ore highway, at Ofosu, a community between Edo and Ondo states, over the alleged murder of two of their colleagues by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday night.

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According to reports, the suspected herdsmen carted away an undisclosed amount of money from their victims after killing them.

The angry drivers, who blocked the ever-busy highway at the military checkpoint, refused all plea made to them by other motorists to vacate the road for a free flow of traffic.

They insisted that the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, must address them before they would reopen the road for use.

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