Chairman of Oyo State Parks Management System (PMS), Alhaji Wasiu Tomiwa Omolewa, popularly called “Tommy” has issued a serious warning to all units, branches, and field Marshalls under PMS against forceful collection of levies from commercial drivers across the state.
The PMS boss, issued the warning during their monthly meeting, following the complaints from commercial drivers, keke-Napep, and motorcycle operators, saying, that no driver whatsoever should be treated badly and nobody should ever hit a driver for whatsoever reason.
He said; “Okada, Maruwa, Micra, Mini Bus or Inter State, those drivers are the ones feeding us, so why would anyone be maltreating them.”
Tommy added that his administration will sanitize the activities of commercial bus and motorcycle operators across the state, and he would also initiate the issuance of identity cards and uniforms as security measures to curb crimes in the state.
Speaking further, “We must all comply and conform with the ongoing Sustainable Development Agenda of our principal and leader, Governor Seyi Makinde. “Any member of PMS who is caught in any unlawful act will be arrested such be prosecuted,” Tommy concluded.
In his address, Alhaji Kasali Lawal Ajisafe, the State Secretary of PMS, said members of the public have been commending the new leadership of PMS under Alhaji Wasiu Tomiwa Omolewa with his peace initiative, which is devoid of violence, brigandage, and thuggery in various parks.
Speaking at the meeting on behalf of the Arewa Transporters Welfare Association, the chief security officer of the Arewa community in Ibadan, Alh. Garba Danjuma (JP) lauded Tommy’s administration for their peaceful commendable performances in the Oyo State transport sector.
“We are in total commitment and support of the administrative policies of the Oyo State Parks Management System in getting rid of all security threats,” said Danjuma.
According to Amb. Akeem Adekola, the Oyo PMS Media Team, in a statement posted on the official Facebook page of the union, many stakeholders of Arewa Transporters Welfare Association who were also at the Oyo State parks management system meeting are: Alh. Awolu Mukail, Alh. Yaro Abubakar, (Chairman of Transport, Akinyele ), Alh. Yakubu Danjuma (Jamai of Ibadanland) and others.
The Parks Management System Oyo State meeting was attended by members of the State Excos of Park Managers, Zonal, and branch chairmen across the state.