Odumosu, MC Oluomo To Oversee Lagos Parks, Garages

Wale Jagun

Retired AIG Hakeem Odumosu.

The Lagos State Government has set up a committee to oversee the affairs of all motor parks and garages in the state.

The retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu (AIG Rtd), has been appointed as the Government Liaison Officer of the committee while the embattled Chairman of the Lagos NURTW, Alhaji Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya, popularly called ‘MC Oluomo’, will chair the committee.

In a statement signed by Gbenga Omotoso, State Commissioner for Information & Strategy, the statement said that the setting up of the committee was in fulfillment of the government position in March to ensure guide against the breakdown of law and order due to the events unfolding within the union.

“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 statement said.

“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”.

Other members of the committee selected after consultation with stakeholders, are:

1. Alhaji Sulyman B. Ojora –  (Deputy Chairman )

2. Dr. Taiwo Olufemi Salaam (Secretary)

3. Comrade Olayiwola Lemboye

4. Alhaji Mustapha Adekunle

5. Alhaji Ganiyu Shittu

6. Alhaji Mukaila Runsewe

7. Alhaji Sulyman Yusuf

9. Alhaji Mufutau Mutiu

10. Alhaji Yinka Hassan

11. Alhaji Sunday Ogunleye

12. Alhaji Moshood Omojowa

13. Alhaji Ismaila Aigoro

14. Alhaji Ibrahim Yusuf. O

15. Alhaji Akeem Tijani

16. Mrs Omolabake Adelakun

17. Comrade Kazeem Hassan

18. Alhaji Wasiu Amole

19. Alhaji Ganiyu Ayinde

20. Anthony Adeyinka Adeboye

21. John Victor Owolabi

22. Saburi Salami

23. Ibrahim Onitiju

24. Odusanya Gbenga

Members of the committee are to report to the Ministry of Transportation, Alausa Secretariat, Ikeja.

The Government had, on March 10, suspended NURTW operations in all parks and garages, following the tension sparked by some events in the union.

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