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Sanwo-Olu Suspends NURTW Activities In Lagos 


The Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the suspension of the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers Union (NURTW) from all parks and garages within the state with immediate effect.

The ban follows tension generated by the leadership tussle in the NURTW.

The governor’s decision was made known in a statement on Thursday night nby the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso.

The statement reads in full; “The Lagos State Government has been closely watching events in the National Union of Road Transport Workers Union (NURTW). There have been claims and counterclaims over the control of the union”.

“The Government has a duty to ensure the safety of lives and property of all Lagosians and visitors. Therefore, there is an urgent need to douse the unnecessary tension generated by the leadership tussle in the NURTW and protect the citizenry from the likely fallout of the situation”.

“After considering the provisions of the law, the Government hereby suspends the activities of NURTW, which must cease to operate in all parks and garages in Lagos State. The  Government will set up a Committee to immediately take control of the parks and garages. Members of the committee will be key stakeholders in the sector”. 

“The Government’s position is premised on its responsibility to ensure that there is no breakdown of law and order in all parks and garages in Lagos State”. 

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