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Lagos Govt Suspends RTEAN Activities Statewide

Lagos Govt Suspends RTEAN Activities Statewide

The Lagos government has suspended all activities of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) with immediate effect.

The announcement comes a day after factional members of the association clashed in the Iyana Iba and Lagos Island areas of the state.

In a statement announcing the suspension on Thursday, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Sola Giwa, said the move was aimed at fulfilling one of the state government’s cardinal objectives under the T.H.E.M.E.S Development Agenda.

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The acronym, T.H.E.M.E.S, refers to the six pillars of the State’s strategic development agenda, namely: Traffic Management and Transportation, Health and Environment, Education and Technology, Making Lagos a 21st Century Economy, Entertainment and Tourism, as well as Security and Governance

Giwa confirmed that the decision was necessary after “some pockets of violence recorded in Ojo and Lagos Island” on Wednesday.

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A 35-Man Caretaker Committee has been constituted to take over activities of the Union.

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