After initial denial, the Lagos State Government on Thursday appointed ex-chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in the state, Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, as the Chairman of the newly constituted Parks Management Committee.
Also appointed alongside 23 others include AIG Hakeem Odumosu (rtd) as the Government Liaison Officer.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, made this known in a statement titled, ‘Parks Management Committee’.
Parks Management Committee
The Lagos State Government has set up a committee to oversee the affairs of all motor parks and garages in the state.
This is in fulfillment of the Government’s promise to ensure that events in the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) are not allowed to threaten law and order.
The Government has, therefore, exercised its constitutional powers to ensure that no vacuum, which can disrupt the peace of our dear state,is allowed to exist in the parks. This is a duty we owe all Lagosians and visitors.”
Members of the committee, who have been selected following consultations with stakeholders in the sector, are:
- Mr. Hakeem Odumosu (AIG Rtd) – Government Liaison Officer
- Alh Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya – Chairman
- Alh Sulyman B. Ojora – (Deputy Chairman )
- Dr. Taiwo Olufemi Salaam (Secretary)
- Comrade Olayiwola Lemboye
- Alh Mustapha Adekunle
- Alh Ganiyu Shittu
- Alh Mukaila Runsewe
- Alh Sulyman Yusuf
- Alh Mufutau Mutiu
- Alh Yinka Hassan
- Alh Sunday Ogunleye
- Alh Moshood Omojowa
- Alh Ismaila Aigoro
- Alh Ibrahim Yusuf. O
- Alh Akeem Tijani
- Mrs Omolabake Adelakun
- Comrade Kazeem Hassan
- Alh Wasiu Amole
- Alh Ganiyu Ayinde
- Anthony Adeyinka Adeboye
- John Victor Owolabi
- Saburi Salami
- Ibrahim Onitiju
- Odusanya Gbenga
Members of the committee are to report to the Ministry of Transportation,
Alausa Secretariat, Ikeja.
The Government on March 10 suspended NURTW operations in all parks and garages, following the tension sparked by some events in the union.