16 January 2013

Nigeria: FCT - UPP Condemns Ban On Mini-Bus Transport

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Abuja commercial buses

The United Progressive Party (UPP) has decried the Federal Capital Territory Administration's clampdown on the use of mini-bus transportation within the Abuja city centre.

The party said it is outrageous and insensitivity for the government to inflict more hardships to the long-suffering masses in Abuja.

In a statement, the UPP's Chairmanship candidate, Mr. Chambers Okorie, lamented that all over the city, commuters are stranded due to shortage of vehicles to convey them to their respective destination especially students and civil servants.

"It is unfortunate that the FCT administration could not provide adequate luxury buses and cabs before banning the popular mini-bus transportation. We frown at this executive recklessness and leadership by fiat", he said.

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