PEDPAN MOUNTS PRESSURE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF AN E-HAILING DRIVER APPREHENDED UNJUSTLY DURING AJAO OKADA/POLICE MAYHEM…
An E-hailing Driver on an active ride on Bolt platform was recently a victim of circumstance! He was apprehended unjustly in the police raid during the Okada/Police saga last week Friday. The driver’s Name is Sunday Chukwudi Ekpe an E-hailing Driver who resides at Iju Ishaga area of Ifako Ijaiye LGA.
The unfortunate incident occurred in front of Eleganza, Ajao estate when he was driving out of the eleganza premises where he dropped off his customer. He was forcefully Whisked away from inside his vehicle by some members of Lagos State Police task force officers leaving his vehicle behind. It took assistance of security officers attached to Eleganza building that helped him to keep his car safe in their premises.
He however managed to get to his younger sister to reach out to the leadership of PEDPAN for possible assistance.
PEDPAN excos from Oshodi ISOLO LGA Branch of PEDPAN on whose jurisdiction the driver is detained are fully on ground to request for his release from Police custody in conjunction with Lagos State Council of Trade Union Congress (TUC) .
PEDPAN is hereby calling on all E-hailing Drivers to fall to a formation with PEDPAN as the United front. Let us not wait till there is crisis! It pays to belong to a Union! Infact it’s a protection.
We need all E-hailing Driver’s support to make our Union stronger more than before so as to fight for our collective interests!
Thank you all
✍️ Comrade Kofoworola Olaogun
PEDPAN NATIONAL PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER* *(PRO)