- Suspended Lagos state chairman of NURTW, MC Oluomo, has announced the withdrawal of the state chapter from the national body
- Rising from a meeting at the state secretariat in Agege, Lagos, Akinsanya who announced the withdrawal said all attempts to have an amicable resolution to the crisis failed
- The embattled leader therefore called on the state government to take over the leadership of the union
National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Lagos State Council’s chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, betetr known as MC Oluomo, has announced the withdrawal of members of the state’s council, including himself, from the national body.
He made the announcement at the state secretariat, Agege on Thursday, March 10.
This is coming a few hours after NURTW headquarters suspended Akinsanya for alleged insubordination.
Oluomo in his address titled, ‘Crisis in NURTW’, MC Oluomo said:n
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“There has been some crisis in our umbrella body, NURTW. All attempts to have an amicable resolution have failed. In fact. we have protested to the Lagos State Government about the State of affairs in our Union.
“Being law-abiding and responsible citizens, we have decided to explore all avenues for peace in the interest of all, we will not support any action that can threaten the peace that we cherish so much in Lagos State."
He thereby urged the Lagos state governement to take over the affairs of the union going forward.
NURTW boss MC Oluomo gets important appointment from federal government agency
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has appointed the Lagos state NURTW chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly called MC Oluomo, as its ambassador.
This is part of the NDLEA's move to reinforce its partnership with the National Union of Road Transport Worker to tackle illicit drugs across Lagos state.
Legit.ng gathers that the spokesman of the Lagos state command of the NDLEA, Mallum Musa, said this in a statement signed on Friday, March 4, in Lagos.
It’s MC Oluomo’s people asking him to vie for Oba of Oshodi, aide reveals
Meanwhile, in another report, reactions continue to trail the alleged move by MC Oluomo to become the Oba of Oshodi.
According to an aide, the NURTW boss' people are urging him to vie for the stool. The aide who didn’t want to be named made the revelation without giving further explanation.
He went on to note that a press conference would be called in the event of a formal briefing by MC Oluomo.