NURTWNational Union of Road Transport Workers (Nigeria)
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'We want an end to Mc OluOmo's continuous killings in Lagos state, We don't want killer as our leader-Mc OluOmo, We say No to thuggery in Lagos NURTW, and Government should save us from serial MC OluOmo and so many others.
'If they had known my antecedents, they will know that I have never been associated with NURTW. I never engaged the transport group during my campaign.
Tension mounted in many parts of the NURTW unit in Lagos as hundreds of members of the union marched out in protesting to the Lagos State secretariat in Alausa, Lagos State.
Participants at the 9th quadrennial national delegates conference of the NURTW held in Abuja poured encomiums on the former president for changing the fortunes of the members of the union, previously known for thuggery to a group of educated and respected people.
'Let me use this medium to convey Mr President appreciation for the supportive role the road transport union played in the 2019 general election,' the SGF was speaking at the 9th Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), in Abuja.
The group in a statement signed by its General Secretary, Abdulmalik Ibidapo, a copy of which was made available to the Tribune Online on Monday, noted with disdain claim by Lamidi in a recent newspaper publication that he is now the chairman of NURTW in Oyo State.
'While I commend Governor Makinde in the sustenance of peace in the state, it is imperative to state that the government should not return the administration of motor parks back to the NURTW. As a comrade, I see no big deal in allowing the organisation to continue its operations as a union but not as a revenue generation authority for the government,' he noted.
A group of aggrieved members of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), in Oyo State, under the aegis of The Concerned Group of Oyo State NURTW Pro-Tokyo Faction, has petitioned the governor of the state, Seyi Makinde, over what it described as sectionalisation of the peace meeting superintended over by the national president of the union, Alhaji Najeem Yasin.
He noted that the deceased and those who protested his killing were members of the free rider and the proscribed NURTW in the state.
The grouse had nothing to do with the state's pensioners to whom he had donated his wages, the parents currently benefiting from the cancellation of N3,000 levy in secondary schools, or even the move to arrest brewing anarchy by proscribing the operations of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) until peace and tranquility can be.
People commended your government on the proscription of the Oyo State branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), but the union recently put out a statement begging you to lift the ban, noting that their means of livelihood had been blocked.
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