Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, on Monday threatened to expel any member caught in armed robbery or other crimes during the lockdown of the state.
He warned that any member arrested for involvment in criminal activities would be dismissed from the union.
The union leader also distributed food items and other palliatives to 3000 families in Oshodi.
Issuing the warning on Instagram, MC Oluomo urged NURTW members to persevere through the hard times, noting that Nigeria would emerge stronger after thecl Coronavirus pandemic ends.
The statement, issued by his media team, reads in part, “The NURTW Chairman enjoined all members to endure for the time being otherwise any member caught either attached to robbery or caught at the scene of the act will be totally dismissed and prosecuted by law.
“MC Olumo advised members, including motorcycle and tricycle riders, popularly called Okada and Maruwa to adhere to the federal and state governments’ orders as regards the lockdown on movements.
“He also implored all members especially the branch chairmen to be vigilant and assist their various communities in combating the daylight robberies that are currently being reported in different areas.
“He pleaded with them to stay indoors because it is for the general good.”