Sanwo-Olu suspends RTEAN in Lagos

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BY MAYOWA SAMUEL

Uba Group

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has ordered the immediate suspension of all activities of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria in the state.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Sola Giwa, announced this on Thursday.

Giwa said the suspension became imperative, following some pockets of violence recorded in Ojo and Lagos Island on Wednesday.

He said following the incident, a 35- Man Caretaker Committee has been constituted to take over activities of the union henceforth.

“In a bid to fulfill one of the cardinal objectives of the T.H.E.M.E.S developmental agenda of the present administration in Lagos State as it relates to Security and Good Governance, under Traffic Management and Transportation, the Lagos State Government has suspended all activities of RTEAN with immediate effect, “ Giwa stated.