No fewer than seven people have died and several others sustained various degrees of injuries as members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers clashed in Effin, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
Sources said the incident was as a result of a leadership crisis between two factions of the association in the area.
They said the faction of the union from Effin clashed with the faction from Ezza Effium over sharing formula for the revenue generated from the park.
The sources said the clashes spiked into the community leading to casualties on both sides, even as cars and other properties were burnt in the community.
The Ebonyi State Government announced a ban on activities of the Union in Effuim Motor Park in Ohaukwu local government area, following the incident.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Conflict Resolution in the state, Mr. Stanley Okoro Emegha, announced the ban in Abakaliki, on Saturday.