Efforts To Contain COVID 19: " Stop Military Extortion, Reduce Fuel Prices"-CAB DRIVERS Petition Gov’t.
By Raymond Dingana Cab Drivers in Bamenda, chief town of the North West Region of Cameroon have invited the powers that be to stop military extorting, initiate a Complete Suspension of Taxes, the complete suspension of control of Car Documents by security officials, a reduction in fuel prices among others so that, they can better contribute their own quarter in arresting the situation. According to Nji Pius, North West Regional president of the National Trade Union of Workers of the Land Transport Sector, SYNESTER, if all these are not taken into consideration, the fight against the deadly COVID 19 by Cab Drivers in Bamenda may just be heading for the rocks. “ We have decided to avoid over loading of our vehicles as a way to limit the spread of the deadly COVID 19 Virus. From now hence forth, we will be transporting one in front and two behind in order to respect the one meter social distance. This can only be possible if security officers stop extorting monies from us. If