Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor, Lagos State.
Story by Dili Utomi.
The Lagos state government says that in a bid to avoid any vacuum in the management of commercial vehicle operations in Lagos State, it has appointed an ex-chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Musiliu Akinsanya popularly called MC Oluomo, as the head of its Parks Management Committee.
While MC Oluomo would serve as the chairman of the committee, Hakeem Odumosu an ex-AIG of Police would serve as the Liaison Officer between the government and the committee.
An ex-Permanent Secretary, Dr. Taiwo Salaam, would act as the secretary of the committee, Sulyman Ojora was appointed by the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the Deputy Chairman of the management committee. The statement was made by the commissioner for information, Mr.. Gbenga Omotosho.
Omotoso stated that the Government has, therefore, exercised its constitutional powers to ensure that no vacuum, which can disrupt the peace of the state, is allowed to exist in the parks.
Musiliu Akinsanya a.k.a MC Oluomo, the new head of the Lagos State Parks Management team.
He added that members of the committee, who have been selected following consultations with stakeholders in the sector, are:
1. Mr. Hakeem Odumosu (AIG Rtd) – Government Liaison Officer
2. Alh Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya – Chairman
3. Alh Sulyman B. Ojora – (Deputy Chairman )
4. Dr. Taiwo Olufemi Salaam (Secretary)
5. Comrade Olayiwola Lemboye
6. Alh Mustapha Adekunle
7. Alh Ganiyu Shittu
8. Alh Mukaila Runsewe
9. Alh Sulyman Yusuf
10. Alh Mufutau Mutiu
11. Alh Yinka Hassan
12. Alh Sunday Ogunleye
13. Alh Moshood Omojowa
14. Alh Ismaila Aigoro
15. Alh Ibrahim Yusuf. O
16. Alh Akeem Tijani
17. Mrs Omolabake Adelakun
18. Comrade Kazeem Hassan
19. Alh Wasiu Amole
20. Alh Ganiyu Ayinde
21. Anthony Adeyinka Adeboye
22. John Victor Owolabi
23. Saburi Salami
24. Ibrahim Onitiju
25. Odusanya Gbenga
Omotoso stated that 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.
Omotoso said that the committee would oversee the affairs of all motor parks and garages across the state to ensure coordination and maintain peace and harmonious relationship.
He said: “This is in fulfillment of the Government’s promise to ensure that events in the NURTW are not allowed to threaten law and order in the state.
“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”, the commissioner added.
Omotoso hinted that all members of the committee would be inaugurated at the Ministry of Transportation, Alausa Secretariat, Ikeja.
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