Withdraw MC Oluomo’s Suspension – NURTW Elders Give Nationwide Physique Seven Days
The Lagos State Council Group of Elders of the Nationwide Union of Street Transport Staff has requested the nationwide physique of the union in Abuja to withdraw the suspension of its Lagos State Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, inside seven days.
The elders issued the ultimatum in a letter to the nationwide physique of the union dated March 14, 2022, made out there to our correspondent on Tuesday.
In addition they requested the nationwide physique of the union to withdraw a letter appointing one other chairman for the Lagos State Chapter of the Tricycle House owners and Operators Affiliation of Nigeria.
The letter was titled, ‘Resolutions of Lagos State Council of NURTW Elders’ Discussion board on the present disaster within the Union’.
It was co-signed by Samuel Jonah, Alao Adewuyi, Alamu Otegbeye, Bola Lemboye and Stephen Falusi.
The letter learn, “Following the current disaster rocking the Union within the state, the Elders of the Union met and resolved as follows:
“With a purpose to shut the stress, the Nationwide Headquarters ought to withdraw the controversial letter of Appointment of one other Chairman for (Keke Maruwa) Tricycles as there can’t be two State Chairman in a single State Council. There isn’t any such provisions within the Union Structure.
“Revoke the suspension letter of the State Chairman which we view as unwarranted at this era within the historical past of our Union.
“Lastly, we count on the withdrawal of those two letters inside seven days (7) to allow us conclude the settlement of the disaster as soon as and for all.”
The PUNCH had reported that the nationwide physique of the union final Thursday suspended Akinsanya following weeks of protracted battle and management tussle.
The nationwide physique had accused Akinsanya of resorting to intimidation, harassment, and assault on the newly-appointed Chairman, Tricycle House owners and Operators Affiliation of Nigeria, Azeez Abiola, aka Istijabah however Akinsanya refuted the declare that he instigated members of the union to assault Abiola.
He had, nonetheless, famous that the legality of the TOOAN operations within the state is a topic of a go well with pending earlier than the Nationwide Industrial Courtroom.
Subsequently, the NURTW nationwide physique in Abuja final Thursday introduced the indefinite suspension of Akinsanya for gross misconduct and directed him handy over to his deputy.
Hours later, Akinsanya at a press convention on the NURTW Secretariat within the Agege space of the Lagos introduced his withdrawal and that of lieutenants from the union.
He had additionally requested Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to take over the operating of all parks and garages within the state until peace returned to the union.
Sanwo-Olu later suspended the actions of NURTW from all parks and garages with instant impact and arrange a committee to instantly take management of the parks and garages.