The Lagos State Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, has not received any letter suspending him from his role as the transport workers’ boss in the state, his spokesman, Jimoh Buhari, has said.
Buhari stated this in a chat with our correspondent on Thursday while reacting to a viral letter by the NURTW national leadership in Abuja reportedly suspending MC Oluomo as Lagos chair.
The letter dated March 9, 2022 and signed by NURTW General Secretary, Kabiru Yau, said MC Oluomo has been suspended indefinitely for gross misconduct amongst other offences. Yau subsequently directed MC Oluomo to hand over to his deputy.
But Buhari told our correspondent on Wednesday that his principal has not received any letter to the effect of the reported suspension.
He said, “As far as we are concerned, we are not aware of the suspension because we have not received any letter from the national leadership.“
A leader of an organisation cannot be suspended on social media.“MC Oluomo is going into a meeting at the moment and he is going to chair the meeting. He remains Lagos NURTW chair.”
Korrectnews had reported that the national headquarters of the union queried Akinsanya for refusing to carry out instructions given to him in recent times by the national leadership.