Bayelsa - Following incessant killings, kidnappings, attacks and rapes by suspected militants and pirates in Bayelsa State, the maritime workers union shut down the transport business in the state in protest, Vanguard reports.
President-General of the union, Tony Nted Emmanuel, revealed that over 40 innocent Nigerians including union members, had been killed by the militants allegedly being protected by politicians.
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He said the state government is yet to respond to their distress call concerning the issue as the proposed meeting with the state governor, Seriake Dickson, on Friday did not hold.
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