Caretaker Chairman of the Lagos State Council of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo, has been confirmed as the substantive NURTW Lagos State Chairman.
This was confirmed on Thursday at the Lagos State NURTW secretariat, Oko Oba Agege Lagos by the NURTW National President, Prof Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa.
The National President advised all union members to cooperate with the state executive and also work in accordance with NURTW constitution because it is the grundnorm that guides the operations of the Union.
Also, the National President equally cautioned all branch excos to endeavour to read and understand the NURTW constitution. He stated that an individual cannot spend more than 2 terms/tenures in office i.e. 8 years as stipulated by the union’s constitution.
The National President of the union said NURTW is not for thuggery, hooliganism and violence, therefore anyone caught fighting, violating the law or using weapon to disturb the peace of the host community, such individual will be dealt with by the union and handed to the law enforcement agencies.
The new State Chairman, Akinsanya, in his acceptance speech, thanked God for making his aspirations fruition. He thanked Union leaders such as Prof. Baruwa, Comrade Kayode Agbeyangi (Deputy Gen. Secretary), other national executives present and all the NURTW members in Lagos State for deeming him fit for the job.
He promised to give his best and transform the union.
Furthermore, MC Oluomo implored all the union members to be law-abiding and always work in unity. He urges them all to carry out their duties with self respect and decorum.
He promised his very best in creating a positive attitude and impression amongst the union members. There was no information regarding the status of other state executive members.