Delta Boat Riders Call For Government Attention
Boat owners and riders under the NPA boat owners union in Warri south local government area of Delta state have lamented over what they described as the neglect of the marine sector by the Delta state government.
The boat owners who ply their trade between Warri south, Warri south-west and other local government areas in the riverine area of Delta state frown over what they described as government preference for road transport worker union.
Speaking on the neglect of the marine transport sector, some boat riders who spoke with our correspondent Dele Fasan at the NPA waterways in Warri, expressed their displeasure and the need for government attention to help reduce unemployment.
On his part, the chairman of the NPA boat owners union in Warri calls for government assistance in the marine sector.
Meanwhile, the Delta state government is yet to appoint a new commissioner for transport as a result of the dissolved executives, while the boat owners blamed the former commissioner for not paying attention to the marine sector.