Baruwa Confirms Iyeru as Ogun NURTW Chairman, says no faction in the State - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

Baruwa Confirms Iyeru as Ogun NURTW Chairman, says no faction in the State

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The National President, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Mr. Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa has dismissed claims of crisis or fractionalization within the ranks of the Union in Ogun State, noting that all grey issues that made it fictionalized have been addressed.


Baruwa stated this at a peace meeting organized to settle the rifts within the Union in Ogun state against the backdrop of the Union been factionalized, held at National Secretariat of the Union in Abuja.

He emphasized that Mr. Hakeem Bodunrin (Iyeru) is the authentic State Chairman of the NURTW, noting that he has been asked to constitute his members for immediate inauguration.

"Nobody is contesting the Chairmanship position with Iyeru as at today, he is the authentic State Chairman of the Union, and he has been asked to constitute his members for inauguration, and there is no rifts whatsoever in the Union in Ogun state anymore", Baruwa said

He said further that Governor Dapo Abiodun is in support of the candidacy of Iyeru and as National Chairman, he has no other option than to abide by the governors' good intention.

He then appreciated the Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for chosen Iyeru as the State Chairman of NURTW, saying that he is ready to work hand in glove with the new Chairman of the Union.

In his reactions, the new State Chairman of the Union, Mr. Hakeem Bodunrin, popularly known as Iyeru, hailed the National President of the Union, Baruwa for his vast knowledge in handling the Union's crisis in the state.

He added that the National President of the Union, Baruwa, had given them two weeks ultimatum to reconstitute their Executive members for proper inauguration, noting that he will apply all his track records in championing the course of the Union in the state.