Lagos lifts suspension on NURTW operations
Following weeks of mediation by Lagos State government, the National Committee and the Lagos State Chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) have reconciled with a resolution for a peaceful co-existence.
Speaking during a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Transportation by the union leaders, on Friday the Permanent Secretary, Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola stated that the state government has done the needful to ensure further peaceful resolution between the national chapter and state chapter of the union by lifting the suspension placed on the union over a year ago.
In a statement, Toriola also lauded the executives of the Lagos State Parks and Garages Committee for holding forth, urging the union to maintain peace and operate within the ambit of their constitution as they commence transition back to NURTW.
Lauding the Lagos State government, former National President of the NURTW, Alhaji Najeem Yasin applauded the efforts of the state government and the ministry in the resolution process. He assured the state government that the union will continue to be in supports of the law and the development of the state.
The reinstated Chairman, Alhaji. Musliu Akinsanya thanked the state government and the national executive of the NURTW for their support assuring the state of the Lagos chapter’s cooperation.
The members of the National body present include; Comrade Aliyu Issa Ore, Alhaji Hassan Haruna and Comrade Kayode Adeyanju while others from the Lagos State Parks and Garages include Alh. Sulaimon Ojora, Comrade Olayiwola, Comrade Ibrahim Yusuf, Shittu Ganiyu, Yinka Hassan, Moshood Omojuwa ,Agoro Ismaila , Akeem Tijani Salami
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