Tajudeen Baruwa has been officially sworn in as the National President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW). This inauguration ceremony took place during the 10th National Quadrennial Delegate Conference of the Union, held in Lafia, the capital of Nasarawa State.
During his inaugural address, Baruwa expressed his commitment to lead the union in supporting President Bola Tinubu’s administration towards improving the nation’s economy. He emphasized that the union would prioritize the safety of commuters and their cargo, while ensuring the exemplary conduct of its members nationwide.
The NURTW Chairman underlined the union’s role in contributing to the government’s economic recovery initiatives through the transportation sector. He stated, “NURTW members will collaborate closely with the President through the transportation sector to enhance the country’s economic prospects and address the concerns of Nigerians, regardless of their location.”
Reflecting on President Tinubu’s early tenure, the conference attendees expressed contentment with the initial steps taken to rejuvenate the nation’s economy, despite the relatively short time in office. The delegates wholeheartedly endorsed the administration’s policies, anticipating that their transparent implementation would alleviate the challenges faced by the populace.
In his capacity as NURTW President, Baruwa pledged to fortify the partnership with law enforcement agencies to ensure compliance with regulations and maintain orderliness within transportation hubs and terminals nationwide. He also emphasized the importance of engaging with other stakeholders to enhance the country’s transportation sector.
Baruwa extended his appreciation to Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa for providing a conducive environment for the successful convening of the union’s conference.