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*** Baruwa assures of total support

National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, at the weekend lauded the new administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over progressive policy directions the government has been taking since the commencement of this administration, just as the union assured that they are solidly behind the present government and would not hesitate to give their contribution and suggestions from time to time to ensure building of a strong and prosperous nation.

The statement was contained in a release signed by the duo of the National President, Alhaji Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa and the Secretary General of the union, Comrade Asogwa Anthony Chukwudi respectively and made available to journalists, also encouraged well-meaning Nigerians to join hands with the present administration and support the progressive policy direction because according to the statement, ‘the country is definitely on the path of recovery and prosperity.

“We the members of NURTW are solidly behind this administration and will always give our contributions and suggestions to ensure the building of a strong and prosperous nation. We also encourage all well-meaning Nigerians to join hands with this government to support the progressive policy direction of this administration as our country is definitely on the path of recovery and
prosperity”, the statement said.

It further stated that they are aware of many challenges facing the country presently, ranging from economy to security, added that it realizes that tough decisions and policies must be taken and put in place to set the country on path of sound recovery, just as it stated that their unflinching support goes to Mr. President and his team because according to them ‘ they are convinced that he has both the capacity and capability to turn around this country and deliver upon his campaign promises made to the nation.

“Needless to say is our decision to support the removal subsidy on premium motor spirit (PMS), unification and floating of the naira, suspension of the multiple taxation, opening of our boarders for vehicle importations, the higher institution’s students’ loans scheme, and a host of others which are already setting the pace and policy directions of this administration. We are not unaware of the hardships some of these initiatives are bringing but we are persuaded that the pains will be short-lived and the decisions are for the corporate existence of our nation”, he said.

The statement also said it acknowledged the astute character of President Tinubu as an equal opportunity person judging by the appointment made that cut across tribe, religion, gender and age, bottomline being the ability of the appointees to deliver on the job assigned.

“In the light of this, we call on all transport union members to show more compassion in our transportation pricing as not to over-burden our people. This is a time where we all must make sacrifices for a better tomorrow and join hands with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to achieve his renewed hope agenda for the naation”, Baruwa said.

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