National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Osun State, has congratulated the governor of the state, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, as his administration clocks three years in office on Wednesday the 27th of this month.
The congratulatory message was contained in a press statement made available to Nigerian Pilot yesterday in Osogbo, jointly signed by the union’s chairman, Alhaji Isiaka Olayiwola Afolabi and the secretary, Comrade Adeyemi Raymond.
The statement described intervention of Aregbesola’s led administration in the state as a round peg in a round hole, noting series of developmental activities on going across board.
“The unique love of the incumbent administration to our union cannot be over emphasised and in order to alleviate suffering of the commuters, the governor has graciously approved burses for us which would be used for commercial purpose throughout the state; and we are thanking Mr. Governor for the development”, the statement stated.
The Osun NURTW further lauded the governor for the rehabilitation and construction of good quality roads in both rural and urban areas, as well as creating enabling environment and better life for all and, saying the decision had made the state to compete with other advanced states in the country like Lagos, Oyo, Rivers and Ogun among others.
It also declared the union’s support to Aregbesola”s second term ambition and admonished people of the state to continue to demonstrate unalloyed support to the governor, adding that what the governor had done since he assumed office as governor of the state had qualified him to go for second term.
The Osun NURTW, however, called on its members across the state to be very careful on the road in this ember months, warning them to be checking their vehicles all the time while they should avoid drinking alcohol while driving.
“Please, avoid over speeding and obey every road signals and above all, always present yourself as a good ambassador of our union,” the statement warned.