Oyo State Park Managers brutally murder okada rider over N100 daily levy in Ibadan

Revenue collectors, belonging to the the Oyo State Park Management System created by the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, have beaten an okada rider to death over the non-purchase of N100 daily ticket levy.

According to Sahara Reporters, The incident took place at Queen Cinema area, Dugbe, Ibadan at around 11 am on Wednesday.

Following the incident, other Okada men in the area attacked the revenue collectors and inflicted injuries on them. Trouble was said to have started when one of the revenue collectors flagged down the motorcyclist along the Mokola-Dugbe Road and asked him to purchase the N100 daily ticket.

The Okada man, whose identity has not been revealed, refused to purchase the ticket with the excuse that he did not have N100.

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According to eyewitnesses, the revenue collector and motorcyclist engaged in a brawl which drew the attention of two other revenue collectors to the scene.

Sources said the revenue collectors beat up the motorcyclist. When he retaliated, one of them gave the motorcyclist a blow. He fell flat on the ground.

An eyewitness, who simply identified himself as Oluwaseun, said the revenue collector might have used a ring to punch the motorcyclist.

Lamenting the incessant harassment of motorists by revenue collectors in the state, Oluwaseun said, “The government should do something about all these revenue collectors.”

There have not being a formal statement by the office of the Governor as at the time of filling this report.

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