Road commuters pay between N200 and N5000 to defile inter-state travel ban - group alleges

Tue May 19th, 2020 - Bayelsa

Group under the auspices of Cleen Foundation has raised concern over the alleged extortion of money between N200 – N5000 from travelers to allow movement in and out of states by security agents.

The Foundation in a statement by it’s Executive Director, Benson Olugbuo disclosed that In the South-South the group observed interstate movements by citizens.

Explaining that: “In Bayelsa state, our observers reported that police personnel at Okaki junction (toll-gate) which is one of the boundaries between Rivers and Bayelsa in the eastern part of the state were seen extorting money from motorists to enable entry into the state”




source: Guardian