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NURTW: Deputy Chairman Takes Over as MC Oluomo Dethroned

The NURTW, National Union of Road Transport Workers has declare the immediate dethronement of Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, the Lagos chapter’s chairman over alleged misconduct to the union board of management.

It was earlier stated that Oluomo had recently led a protest alongside with some of his supporters, charged the union at the National level of unwarranted obstruct in state affairs.

In a letter sent from the NURTW, Oluomo’s suspension was stationed upon the presume that he stirred up members of the state chapter against the Supreme body of the Union Which as an act said to be against the NURTW’ Unions constitution.

The body has also ordered MC Oluomo to immediately hand over the power of leadership to his deputy chairman and release all belongings to the transport body in his control to the State Secretary, to avoid any leadership nothingness in the state.

It explained that the decision to place the Union Chairman Lagos state chapter ,MC Oluomo on indeterminate suspension was basically to prevent any form of breakdown of law and order in the Union.

According to the letter signed and released on the 9th of March, 2022 by the General Secretary for the national body, Kabiru Yau, the Union promised to often ensure that the NURTW constitution remains sacrosanct and adhered to by members across the country.

In the statement : “This is to convey to you that in line with Article 42 section 5, subsection I, II, III, IV, V, and VIII of the union’s constitution, you have been placed on indefinite suspension from office as State Chairman of Lagos State Council of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) with effect from March 9th, 2021.

“Your suspension is sequel to sustained acts of insubordination and gross misconduct coupled with your clandestine plans to instigate crisis and unleash mayhem on any branch or branches of the union in Lagos state that refuses to obey your order or instructions not to accept directives from the national headquarters of the Union.

“Your orchestrated plan to attack branches that may disobey your orders aforesaid will ultimately endanger public peace and order in Lagos state. It is also very likely to threaten and/or affect the lives and property of the peace-loving people of Lagos state, particularly those doing their legitimate businesses within motor parks, hence the urgent need to take drastic actions against him.

“It is on record that you were earlier issued with queries on 25th of February 2022 and 3rd of March, 2022 respectively in which you were directed to explain the circumstances surrounding your untoward actions and to also show cause why disciplinary actions should not be taken against you for such acts of insubordination. You bluntly neglected/refuse to respond to the second query, while your response to the first query was unsatisfactory.

“In view of your suspension, you are hereby directed to hand over the mantle of leadership of the Lagos State Council to the State Deputy Chairman and also surrender all Union properties in your possession to the State Secretary of the Union forthwith.” It said


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