LASG lifts ban on transport union activities, dissolves Parks & Garages C’ttee



The Lagos State Govern- ment has lifted the ban on the activities of Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria, (RTEAN) in the state.

This is just as it dissolved the Lagos State Parks and Garages Administrators’ Committee constituted upon the suspension of the union.

Announcing the development on Monday, the Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on transportation, Sola Giwa, explained that the measure was In furtherance of the present administration’s quest to foster peace and smooth working relationship among union members in the transportation sector in the state.

He said that the government took the decision after careful consideration and extensive consultations with relevant Stakeholders, including members of the association, Trade Union Congress (TUC), and the general public.

Giwa further stated that the Lagos State Parks and Garages Administrators’ Committee which was set up to manage parks and garage facilities in the state has been dissolved with immediate effect.

 ”The decision is made in the best interest of promoting unity and peaceful co-existence, ensuring the smooth operation of transport services within the state as well as helping to foster a more collaborative relationship between the government and the transport union, ultimately leading to improved services for the public,” he said.

He urged all parties involved to adhere strictly to the terms and conditions of the settlement reached for peaceful and sustainable operations in the transportation sector.

He also implored them to cooperate and work together towards building a better transportation system to benefit all Lagos state residents.

Recall that the state government had suspended the activities of RTEAN across the state in September, 2022 and constituted a Caretaker Committee to oversee the Affairs of the union under the leadership of Musiliu Adesanya, popularly called MC Oluomo, now a national officer of the union.

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