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Sanwo-Olu bans RTEAN in Lagos

CITIZENS COMPASS– Following some pockets of violence in Ojo and Lagos Island on Wednesday, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the immediate suspension of all activities of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, in the state.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Sola Giwa, who announced this on Thursday, September, 29, 2022, a 35- Man Caretaker Committee has been constituted to take over activities of the union henceforth.

“In a bid to fulfill one of the cardinal objectives of the T.H.E.M.E.S developmental agenda of the present administration in Lagos State as it relates to Security and Good Governance, under Traffic Management and Transportation, the Lagos State Government has suspended all activities of RTEAN with immediate effect, “ Giwa stated.

Recall that an unconfirmed number of people were dead while many others were injured during the clash..

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