Abia govt directs dissolution of Aba NURTW immediately

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On Friday the Abia State Government has directed Eugene Job, Abia State Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), to as a matter of urgency, dissolve the already expired tenure of officers of Aba Township Bus Drivers’ branch of the union.

This directive was contained in a press release issued by Chief of Staff to Abia Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, Barrister Anthony Agbazuere, and made available to Newsmen, in Umuahia, on Friday.

The State Government also directed the Transport Union to proceed to plan and conduct elections for the Aba Transport Bus Drivers within September 2020 to avoid possible chaos, speculations and lawlessness which will not be tolerated in the state.

It further stated that the directive was coming after due consultations and discreet review of extant laws in relation to the case of Aba Township Bus Drivers’, a branch of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW).

According to the government press statement, “the earlier government-appointed Caretaker Committee becomes extinguished”.

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