Lagos lifts suspension on NURTW 


CITIZENS COMPASS —THE Lagos State Government has lifted the suspension placed on the activities of rhe National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the State. 

Recall that the Union was suspended about 18 months ago due to inteenal crisis in tje Union.

The Government also dissolved its Park and Garages Committee to allow the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) to coordinate activities across motor parks and garages in the state.

Recall that barely 48 hours ago, the former Lagos State Parks and Garages Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, publicly returned to the NURTW with thousands of his members in the state.

The dissolution was made on Friday, September 8, 2023, after the state government lifted the indefinite suspension placed on NURTW barely one year and a half ago over internal leadership wrangling between members.

The decision to dissolve the LASPG was approved by the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who was said to have instructed the Ministry of Transportation to dissolve the committee and return the NURTW.

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry also lauded the executives of the Lagos State Parks and Garages Committee for holding forth while urging the union to maintain peace and operate within the ambit of their constitution as they commence transition back to NURTW.

The Lagos State Government, Former National President of the Union and Chairman Transition Committee, Najeem Yasin, applauded the efforts of the state government and the ministry in the resolution process.

At the union headquarters in Lagos, formal reintroduction into the union was done to absorb the Lagos State Parks and Garages back into NURTW.


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