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1 dead as NURTW factions clash in Agbor

SOLDIERS and policemen were deployed, weekend, to Agbor, Delta State, following a row between two factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in the area, which left one person, Isa Alika, dead and several others injured.

The leader of one of the factions was reportedly arrested and detained by security agents. Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, had last Wednesday, cautioned the warring NURTW members not to threaten the peace of the state.

Sunday Vanguard learnt that the national executive of the union had waded into the disagreement and dissolved the executive of the union in the area when one of the leaders refused the creation of another chapter in Ika axis, and took up arms against those opposed to his continued leadership.


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