Commercial vehicles drivers are reportedly protesting on the Kaduna-Abuja highway over the alleged shooting of one of them by the police.
The protesting drivers have blocked the highway, making vehicular movement difficult.
A Twitter user, @donsnupy, who called on Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai to come to his aid, revealed he was tweeting from Gidan Maiker along the Kaduna-Abuja highway.
He added that the protesting drivers had blocked the road for the past two hours, as of the time he tweeted, which was, 9:30 a.m.
Another Twitter user, Usama, @usama_isha tweeted, “@elrufai,kindly assist on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway around Audu Jangwam village (few KMs) to Kaduna as the road is currently blocked by locals/J5 drivers that one of their own was shot by SARS operatives. Writing this 8:32 a.m.”
Dear @elrufai please come to our rescue as there is heavy traffic here gidan maikeri along Abuja-Kaduna Express Way
Commercial drivers have blocked the road both lanes for more than 2hrs now Cox @PoliceNG officers shot a driver for reason best known to them. Pls RT pic.twitter.com/hQVTD9aMOx
— The Don! (@donsnupy) August 9, 2019
@elrufai kindly assist on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway around Audu Jangwam village (few KMs) to Kaduna as the road is currently blocked by locals/J5 drivers that one of their own was short by SARS operatives. Writing this 8:32am pic.twitter.com/TWNY68MFrn
— Usama (@usama_isah) August 9, 2019