Some leaders and officers of the National Union of Road Transport Workers Union NURTW, in the Southwest zone have asked the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, in Lagos to sack the Union’s National President, Tajudeen Baruwa.
The first to sixth claimants are Tajudeen Agbede, Sulaiman Ibrahim, Ariyo Adetula, Ademola Adeoye, Akeem Adeosun and Clement Adekola.
Mr Baruwa and the NURTW are the first and second defendants.
Specifically, the claimants in their April 12 originating summons are seeking a declaration that the first Defendant has ceased to hold office as the President of the second Defendant with effect from the dissolution of the Ogun State Council in 2020.
The union said the declaration that the appointment of Caretaker Committees for the Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo and Osun States by the 1st Defendant single-handedly is illegal. unlawful and unconstitutional not being the appropriate organ to run the affairs of the said affected state councils.