Oyo govt to lift ban on Oyo NURTW next week
Indication emerged on Friday that the ban placed on the activities of members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers Union (NURTW) by Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State might be lifted anytime next week.
The word of assurance was given by the NURTW National President, Alhaji Nojeem Yasin while addressing journalists after a meeting with the Governor at the Agodi Government Secretariat, Ibadan.
Yasin who led the national and state leaders of the union to the meeting explained that Governor Makinde had assured the leadership of his willingness to lift the ban provided the members can assure on maintaining peace in the state.
Confirming the development, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa said the presence of the state security chiefs who at the meeting revealed the security situation of the union to the national president and his team made him agree that maintenance of peace and security is non-negotiable in the state.
Adisa further asserts the readiness of Governor Makinde to lift the proscription on the activities of the union provided they are ready to maintain peace among their members.