Lagos lifts suspension on RTEAN activities, dissolves parks, garages committee

CITIZENS COMPASS —The Lagos State Government has lifted the suspension placed on the activities of Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in the state just as it

dissolved the Lagos State Parks and Garages Administrators’ Committee headed by Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo. 

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Sola Giwa, disclosed this in a statementon Monday, February 19, 2024.

He said the suspension was in furtherance of the state’s quest to foster peace and smooth working relationship among union members in its transportation sector.

“Government took the decision after careful consideration and extensive consultations with relevant stakeholders, including members of the association, Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the general public.

“Also, the Lagos State Parks and Garages Administrators’ Committee which was set up to manage parks and garage facilities in the state, has been dissolved with immediate effect.’’

He explained that the decision was made in the best interest of promoting unity and peaceful co-existence, ensuring the smooth operation of transport services within the state.

He added that it would help foster a more collaborative relationship between the government and the transport union, ultimately leading to improved services for the public.

The special adviser urged all parties involved to adhere strictly to the terms and conditions of the settlement reached for peaceful and sustainable operations in the transportation sector.

He also implored them to cooperate and work together toward building a better transportation system to benefit all Lagos state residents.


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