MC Oluomo’s park committee not dissolved – Lagos
The Lagos State Government has denied reports that the state’s park and garages management committee, led by former National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) leader Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, had been dissolved.
The validity of the park committee was not an issue before the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), according to Grace Alo, spokesperson for the Lagos State Ministry of Justice.
The NICN’s Justice Maureen Esowe ruled that the suspension of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in the state was unconstitutional and ordered its reinstatement.
The state government suspended the operations of RTEAN in September 2022 following a fracas and constituted a 35-man caretaker committee.
But the state government said it set up the park administrators’ ad-hoc committee on the operations of commercial road transport workers activities within garages and motor parks and not a caretaker committee to run the affairs of the RTEAN.
“The state government has applied for the Certified True Copy of the judgement and intends to file an appeal in respect of same. All affected parties are enjoined to remain calm and be law-abiding,” the statement added.