A debate about the National Union of Transport Workers being a profession has begun on popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter. The debate which has gathered mixed reactions began after the leader National Union of Transport Workers shared his thoughts on the platform.
Legit.ng had earlier reported that Musiliu Akinsanya, the leader National Union of Transport Workers, (NURTW) popularly known as MC Oluomo has stated that he is a professional like any lawyer or engineer.
MC Oluomo made this statement while complaining about how Nigerians on Twitter call him 'agbero' (thugs) and still come back to ask him for financial help.
According to him, the National Union of Transport Workers is a profession just like law, engineering. He stated that NURTW workers are not thugs but professionals.
He wrote: "For your information, NURTW is a profession just like Law, engineering and Medical. We are not thugs but we are professionals."
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Nigerians took to Twitter to react to the statement made by the leader of National Union of Transport Workers. Many supported his statement while others disregarded it, noting that MC Oluomo is wrong.
Many of the Nigerians who were against his opinion tried to explain why a profession is different from what MC Oluomo does for a living.
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However, others backed up the statement by mentioning the fact that some universities have the study of transport management as part of their courses.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the president of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Najeem Usman-Yasin, warned members of the union nationwide against being used as political thugs during the concluded 2019 general elections.
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