Lagos state council chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya also known as MC Oluomo had warned members of the union who are disrupting thè peaceful atmosphere in some parts of Lagos Island specifically Apongbon and Idumota to desist from such acts for them not be incur the wrath of the law.
The union chairman handed down this stern warning at a joint meeting of the transport union workers in the State earlier today Wednesday November 6.
In a press statement issued and signed by Alhaji Akinsanya, while caution any member of the union who might be considering violence as an option, he said his administration has zero tolerance to violence as it is value driven.
The statement reads, “Our attention has been drawn to some recalcitrant elements, claiming to be Union members but are trying to foment trouble in some parts of Apongbon and Idumota areas of Lagos Island.
Such individual(s) should know that the present Lagos State NUTRW under leadership of Alhaji Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya (Mc Oluomo) seriously detest violence and any form of act that is capable of causing community disturbance.
As humans, there may be disagreement but when such arises, we expect members to be matured and civil in resolving their differences and not resort to violence and thuggery.
The people concerned in Apongbon and Idumota axis in Lagos Island are through this medium, seriously warned to desist from such unethical? behaviours because the Union leadership will not hesitate to deal with them.
Union members have been informed time and again that the present Union administration is a lover of peace and will not hesitate to deal decisively with any member (s) who tries to bring the name of the Union to a disrepute or create unnecessary panic amongst the good and easy going people of Lagos State. The Union is guided by it’s constitution and every member should abide by the constitution.
The general public should please be informed that culprits will be decisively dealt with and will be handed over to the law enforcement agencies if need be. We assure you that there will not be a repeat of this ugly incident.
We call on Lagosians, most especially people in Lagos Island, to go about their lawful business and not entertain any fear because the appropriate law enforcement agencies have been notified and they are on top of the situation.”