NURTW National Body Scraps Idajo-led Excos

Jacob Adebo aka Idajo (right) led NURTW had been suspended by the state government before the recent violence.

The national body of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has announced the dissolution of the union executives across all levels in Ondo State.

Ondo state executives is led by Jacob Adebo also known as Idajo.

The Precision NG reports that the union had earlier been outlawed by the state government following the death of one person in a violent that crippled commercial activities in the state capital, Akure on Tuesday.

The National President of NURTW, Alhaji (Prof.) Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa who made the announcement in Abuja said the union had also initiated the process for immediate setting up of caretaker committee to be headed by Chief Olalekan Folorunsho, the South West Zone 2 Chairman to oversee the affairs of the union across the state.

Prof. Baruwa who cited the NURTW constitutional provision in Article 42 Section 5, 6 and 7 as the basis for the decision, said the move was aimed at ensuring proper reorganization of the entire structure of the union throughout the State.

He maintains that “with this announcement, union executives at the State Administrative Council, SAC level, all Branches and every Unit hereby stand dissolved.”as Contained in Article 42 Section 7 of the Union Constitution Alhaji Baruwa concluded.

The NURTW President said the national leadership of the union was poised to follow due process in investigating the dastardly attack in Akure the Ondo State Capital that led to loss of lives as enshrined in NURTW Constitution Article 42 Section 5 and 8.

He vowed to bring perpetrators to book while working in line with the provisions of Union’s Constitution to ensure that the selection of members of caretaker committee would be done across board with a view to boosting the performance of members and promoting their welfare.

He encouraged the union members to cooperate with those saddled with responsibility of addressing the challenges confronting NURTW in Ondo State and advised all commercial drivers to go about their daily activities without hindrances and avoid acts capable of jeopardizing their peaceful atmosphere in the State

Alhaji Baruwa who commended the Ondo State government for their timely intervention and pleaded for a review of its decisions relating to the operations of the NURTW in the state further assured the good people of the state that members would ensure improved service delivery and good conduct in their activities.

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