NURTW Re-elects MC Oluomo

NURTW Re-elects MC Oluomo

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos has re-elected Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, also known as MC Oluomo, as its chairman for a second term. The election took place at the 10th Quadrennial State Delegates Conference held at the state union secretariat in Agege. Akinsanya and his executive members were elected unopposed.

Swearing-In Ceremony

The newly elected executive members were sworn in by Adejare Kembi, Principal of Excel Practitioners. The ceremony was attended by Alhaji Aliyu Issa Ore, the Acting National President of the union, as well as other important figures such as Kabiru Ado Yau, the former National Secretary, and Eshomounu Itemoagbo, the Controller of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in Lagos.

Gratitude and Promises

Akinsanya expressed his gratitude to Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the national body of the union, and other stakeholders for their support during a recent crisis. He also commended the union members for their loyalty and perseverance. Akinsanya promised to provide more assistance to union members and to continue implementing reform policies that have improved the union’s activities in the state.

Support from Governor Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu, represented by Lateef Tiamiyu, a Director in the State Ministry of Transportation, praised the union members for re-electing Akinsanya. He commended Akinsanya’s leadership qualities and his efforts to reform the union. The governor emphasized that violence is no longer necessary to bring about leadership change and encouraged the union members to align with government policies.

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Positive Feedback

Eshomounu Itemoagbo described Akinsanya as a leader who is moving in the right direction. He praised Akinsanya for employing over 123 graduates in various units of the union. Itemoagbo promised that the ministry would continue to support Akinsanya and work towards creating more employment opportunities within the union. He encouraged union members to maintain their support and contribute to the progress of the association.

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Call for Exemplary Leadership

Alhaji Aliyu Issa Ore, the Acting National President of the union, hailed Akinsanya’s re-election and emphasized the importance of exemplary leadership, capacity, and sacrifice. He urged the newly elected executive members to run an open administration that promotes fairness, equity, and justice. Ore emphasized the need for unity and harmony within the union at all levels.

Collaboration with the Police

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa, represented by Chief Superintendent Olatunji Oladimeji, commended Akinsanya for his cooperation with the police force. He called for increased collaboration between the police and the union.

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