Residents of Iwaro/Oka Akoko in Akoko Southwest Local Area of Ondo State are protesting what they call incessant killings by heavy duty vehicles.
The protesters, who carried different placards with various inscriptions blocked the roads in their numbers, barricaded the Iwaro Oka road, preventing vehicular movement.
They said they had lost thousands of lives and properties worth millions of naira to the incessant accidents.
The Chairman of Iwaro Oka Community Union, Otunba Dele Ologbese, said the union decided to organise the protest due to menace caused by heavy duty trucks.
Ologbese said the town had been suffering economically due to farmers neglecting their farmlands because of resulting inferno from incessant tanker accidents.
He urged the state governments to put permanent barricades against heavy duty vehicles and provide alternate routes for them.