One dead, many injured in fresh Lagos NURTW crisis - News Summed Up

One dead, many injured in fresh Lagos NURTW crisis


The fragile peace that ensued among rival groups of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos State since the January stabbing of NURTW leader, Musiliu Akinsanya, a.k.a. The clash took place between the rival members of the union in Apapa Iganmu area of the state. It was reported that the two rival groups supporting the elected national president, Alhaji Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa and the Lagos chairman, Alhaji Tajudeen Agbede. According to Comrade Oyetakin (a.k.a School boy), the chairman, Tricycle Owners’ Association of Nigeria (TROAN), Apapa Branch, “there are two factions of NURTW in Lagos; we have Alhaji Tajudeen Agbede and Alhaji Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa factions. Our members were at the state NURTW secretariat in Oko-Oba, Agege.


Source: The Guardian June 18, 2019 03:22 UTC



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