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NURTW members warn of dangers as MC Oluomo is appointed caretaker committee chairman

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NURTW members warn of dangers as MC Oluomo is appointed caretaker committee chairman

The emergence of Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, as the chairman of the caretaker committee of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos, has been rejected.

Akinsaya’s emergence as the chairman of the caretaker committee was rejected by some members of NURTW who staged a protest at the state House of Assembly on Wednesday.

They warned that unless the decision and appointment was reversed, there is likely to be trouble and unrest within the union in the state that could lead to trouble in the state.

According to the aggrieved members of the union, Akinsanya and his supporters, and backers were working against the constitution of the union.

One of the protesters who simply identified himself as Nosiru said that Akinsanya and his followers had been working against the constitution of the union, adding that there would be trouble if he was imposed on members.

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Nosiru said, “We are here to protest because the NURTW constitution is not respected. The Governor’s Office and the Lagos State House of Assembly, where we are protesting, usually uphold the constitution of the NURTW in the state. Akinsanya and his followers believe that they are above the law; they are working against the constitution. We are surprised to hear this morning that he is the chairman of the caretaker committee.

“The list, where he was appointed as the chairman of the caretaker committee, consists of people who are destroying the NURTW in Lagos. We want the governor to intervene, because if they impose Akinsanya on us, there will be trouble and a lot of unrest will happen in the state.”

Ademola Olanrewaju, Chairman of the Ojuwoye Branch A, NURTW, also kicked against MC Oluomo’s emergence when he said; “A meeting was held yesterday (Tuesday) and at the end, Akinsanya emerged as the chairman of the caretaker committee. Directly or indirectly, they are trying to impose him on us because there was fracas in Abuja and both parties were supposed to be dealt with, but Akinsanya’s group was exonerated.

“What we are agitating for is that we don’t want MC Oluomo’s government in Lagos State. We don’t want to die young.”

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