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Lagos lifts suspension on NURTW, disbands parks, garages committee

The Lagos government has lifted the suspension on the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), state chapter and disbanded the parks and garages committee.

PM News reports that Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, disclosed this on Friday during a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Transportation by the Union leaders.

Also, the state government has reinstated Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, as chairman of the NURTW in Lagos.

Toriola said the State and the national bodies of the union have reconciled with a resolution for a peaceful co-existence.

He stated that the state government has done the needful to ensure further peaceful resolution between the National Chapter and State Chapter of the Union by lifting the suspension placed on the Union over a year ago.

The permanent secretary also lauded the executives of the Lagos State Parks and Garages Committee for holding forth while urging the Union to maintain peace and operate within the ambit of their constitution as they commence the transition back to NURTW.

The former national president of the union and chairman, transition committee, Alhaji Najeem Yasin applauded the efforts of the state government and the Ministry in the resolution process.

He assured the government that the union would continue to support the law and the development of the state.

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