Don't take Oyo back to era of violence - NURTW's boss warns members

Don't take Oyo back to era of violence - NURTW's boss warns members

- Najeemdeen Yaasin, the NURTW's national president has warned against returning Oyo state to era of violence

- The state enjoys relative peace in the current administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi

- Yaasin, however, noted that the union would sanction any member who tries to disturb the peace in the state

The national president of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Najeemdeen Yaasin, has warned the warring factions of the union in Oyo state to refrain from any act capable of returning the state to era of violence and disorderliness.

Legit.ng's regional reporter in Oyo, Imran Khalid, reports that Yaasin made the pronouncement while commissioning the NURTW's new state secretariat at Ojoo road, Ibadan on Friday, April 26.

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The union's boss said that the warring factions in the state should desist from any act or attempt that could return the state to era of violence and disorderliness, adding that the union was no longer tolerating thuggery and hooliganism but practise activities which are in line with with the union's constitution and common sense.

While warning on illegal takeover of the current executive members, Yaasin, said the current executive members in the state led by Alhaji Abideen Olajide fondly called 'Ejiogbe', assumed their respective offices through approved procedures and supervision of the national body.

He said any attempt to truncate the tenure of the executive members would be severely frowned at.

Yaasin also warned the warring factions in the state to respect the supremacy of the constitution that allows the formation of the current executive members in the state, adding that an era of thuggery and hooliganism has gone in the union as he emphasised that the union had been refined and redefined.

He said there would be delegate conference in August where decisions and resolutions would be made on how the union's elections across the thirty-six states of the federation would be successfully conducted in October, 2019.

In his remarks, the state chairman of the union in Oyo, Abideen Olajide, thanked the national president for displaying of charismatic leadership and strategies put in place to rebuild the union.

In his efforts to douse tension in the state, Yaasin, appointed former chairman of the union in state, Alhaji Akinsola Tokyo as the God father of the union in the state.

Also speaking, the director general of National Orientation Agency (NOA) in state, Modupe enjoined the union to be peaceful and ensure strict adhere to the cthat guides the union.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state described the sudden death of Alhaji Taofeek Oyerinde, the state’s chairman of the National Union of Road and Transport Workers (NURTW), as depressing and tragic.

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