Ongoing insecurity disrupting region.
Pirate attacks: Boat operators in Delta threaten strike action
WARRI—MARITIME workers in Delta State have threatened to embark on strike and disrupt movements in the state’s waterways due to loss of lives and property as a result of incessant attacks by pirates on ferries and passengers plying the routes.
Leaders of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Water Transport Workers Union and Private Water Craft Operators in Delta State, who jointly relayed the workers’ plights in Warri, said that boat drivers and passengers have become daily targets of pirates in the state’s waterways, mostly on the Warri-Burutu routes.
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