By Temitope Adedeji, Akure
The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Abuja has announced the dissolution of union executives across all levels of its union structure in Ondo State.
The National President, NURTW, Alhaji (Prof) Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa in Abuja said the union has also initiated the process for immediate setting up of a caretaker committee to be led by Chief Olalekan Folorunsho, the South West Zone 2 Chairman to oversee the affairs of the union across the state.
In his speech, Prof. Baruwa who quoted 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.
Baruwa, however, said 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.”
He 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.
Baruwa charged the union members to cooperate with those saddled with the 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
The NURTW boss 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.