E-hailing drivers have called on government to support them with grants to explore alternative means of fueling, which is Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), to power their vehicles.
E-hailing drivers, under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of App-Based Transport Workers of Nigeria (AUATWON), have called on government to address the lingering issues bedeviling the sector as it relates to connection with app-based companies.
E-hailing drivers on Wednesday began a strike action with the intention to get sector operators to reach a dialogue with them over challenges confronting their operations.
There were discordant tunes yesterday in reaction to yesterday’s suspended strike to protest the removal of petrol subsidy.While organised Labour on Monday night put off its planned strike after a marathon meeting between its leaders and Federal Government representatives, Nigerian e-hailing drivers union, the Amalgamated Union of App-based Transport Workers of Nigeria (AUATWON), yesterday announced that its planned strike, scheduled to commence today, June 7, will proceed as planned.
Workers in the e-hailing services sector have reviewed transport fare upward by 200 per cent. It also set N2000 as the minimum cost for a trip following the removal of fuel subsidy by the Federal Government.