The Courier Regulatory Department (CRD) of NIPOST yesterday announced the closure of four companies, allegedly operating courier services without licences in the country.
Dr Simon Emeje, the Senior Assistant Post-Master-General of NIPOST, told newsmen in Lagos that three of the illegal operators were closed down in Ilorin on Monday, June 22.
Emeje, who is also the head of CRD, added that one illegal courier company- Kasmag Express, Ijora was closed down in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the three illegal companies shut down in Ilorin are: Royal Ryders Express, Success Transport and Kwara Express, all located at Muritala Muhammed Road, Challenge Area, Ilorin.
He said that the clampdown on them was a national assignment and essential for the sanity of the courier sub-sector. According to him, it is the mandate of CRD to provide a level playing ground for the courier sector to thrive.