NURTW Urges Lagos Assembly Speaker to Resolve Union Leadership Position


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 The National Union of Road Transport Workers, Agege Branch ‘B’, has appealed to Mr Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA), to play a fatherly role to resolve leadership tussle in the union.
Alhaji Kamoru Balogun, Treasurer of the union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that the speaker has a key role to play in ensuring peace reign among the union’s leaders.
“Our members are peaceful in Agege, no conflict, but the only challenge we are facing now is that of leadership position.
“We want the honourable speaker to help resolve it to avoid undue political interference,” he said.
Commenting, Mr Gambi Olaojo, the Secretary, Mangoro Unit, appealed to the state chapter of the union to find a solution to the chapter’s leadership tussle in Agege.
Also, Mr Akeem Olayiwola, the Secretary, Mosalasi Phase 2, said: “Most of us have been in the union for many years.
“The leadership position here is to turn by turn, and we know the next chairman either by election or through consensus.
“We don’t want political influence so as to maintain sanity among the members,” he said.
Mr Olayiwole Quadri, a Finance Clerk, said, “for many months now, we have been expecting the state council to give us go ahead to choose our chairman.
“But due to one influence or the other till now, no response from them.

“We know the next person to become the unit chairman. He is Alhaji Kamoru Adaba.

“All members have given him support up to the state council.”

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