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NURTW PRESIDENT DISSOLVES LAGOS STATE NURTW COUNCIL

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NURTW PRESIDENT DISSOLVES LAGOS STATE NURTW COUNCIL

…saying never to condor any indiscipline

Dedeigbo Ayodeji

The President of National Union of Road Transport Workers, Prof Ibikunle Baruwa has dissolved the NURTW Lagos State Council.

The NURTW President took this decision today Tuesday 4th of August at the National Secretariat in Abuja following the clashes and riff among the leaders and members over leadership control in Lagos State.

The President, who said no dissolution of branches and unit also said the dissolution of the Lagos State Council is to bring sanity to the members of the union in the state.

He appeal to them to go back to the state and resolve any issue and differences they have with the association and maintain peace among themselves.

According to him, ‘I am not going to condone any indiscipline among you in Lagos State, you have establish the cause of the problem in Naval Centre, zoning or no zoning which is not important, what is paramount is to maintain peace in Lagos State. ”

He pointed to the fact that the Presidency which is zone to the South West should be appreciated and not use their selfish ambitions in Lagos State to disrupt the peace of the reign of the new dispensation.

Prof Baruwa and other leaders who admonished the Lagos State leaders said leadership comes from God, no one should waste anybody’s life because he wants to lead.

One of the leaders commended the wisdom of the President, he said it shows he is ready to stand by law and authority to move the organisation forward. He also ask the leaders to be their brother’s keeper and stop nefarious activities.

The President appeal to whoever has taken his case to court to go back home and withdraw the case to be settle in-house. He said the issue of the union is not a union again when one takes it to court because it is an internal problem which has to be solved with internal mechanism.

He advised members with grievances to write a petition about any grievance and if not address at the state, it should be forwarded to the headquarter who will look into the issue and take decisive step on it.

The President further said he’s personally not happy with the crises and killings in Lagos State and warn the leaders to stop the riff and go back and reconcile all their members across the State and pocket their guns and cutlasses any complain should be put into writing.

He advise them to accept whoever is going to be the Lagos State Chairman, saying God will give him the wisdom to lead aright and the chairman to be should go and sit with the elders for advice.

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