The Nationwide Union of Street Transport Employees, Abia State Chapter, has reacted to claims that its members had deliberate to hold out a protest in opposition to the ban on their actions.
The Abia NURTW Chairman, Comrade Eugene Job, in a press release issued on Monday, debunked such a plan, insisting that the Union is harmless and never plotting to stage any protest beneath no matter guise as circulated.
He stated, “I used to be shocked to learn and listen to this morning that the Nationwide Union in Abia State has plotted to hold out a protest in opposition to the State Authorities, over the proscription of the actions of the Nationwide Union within the State. I’m the State Chairman of NURTW, the Union can not perform any exercise with out my data and I make daring to say that there was no such plot, both by me or by any of my members,” he stated.
“For the reason that very day the Authorities stopped the Nationwide Union from finishing up its actions in Abia State, as a law-abiding citizen, I had instructed members of my Union to respect the federal government and her insurance policies as the federal government is all the time supreme wherever on the earth. Some few days in the past additionally, members of the Nationwide Union of their a whole lot paid a solidarity go to to me and my State govt members, whereas I used to be addressing them earlier than the press and journalists, I instructed them to stay peaceable and law-abiding, I equally charged them to stay good ambassadors on this making an attempt occasions.
“How on earth would I plot a protest or mayhem to disrupt the peace of the state? In fact, that’s not attainable. The Governor of the state is not only my elder brother, he’s our father, and we’d all the time help and assist him implement no matter coverage he believes would assist his administration succeed, so, I see no purpose to oppose no matter coverage the federal government makes”.
DAILY POST reviews that Abia State Authorities had on Sunday, stated it had uncovered plots by members of the Nationwide Union of Street Transport Employees (NURTW) and Self Acquired Tricycle Homeowners Affiliation (SATOA), led by Mr Eugene Job to unleash mayhem on the folks of the state beneath the guise of a protest in opposition to the ban on actions of the 2 teams.
The state authorities in a press release signed by its Commissioner for Data, John Okiyi Kalu, strongly warned that the federal government will maintain Mr Eugene Job chargeable for any breakdown of legislation and order within the state beneath no matter guise.
Kalu famous that safety businesses have been positioned on alert to make sure the safety of law-abiding residents and residents, in addition to arrest and prosecute anybody concerned within the deliberate illegal protest.