NSCDC collaborates with NURTW on neighbourhood watch
By Oluseyi Dasilva, Ilorin
The Kwara state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has extended hands of fellowship to the managements of the National Union of Road Transport Workers( NURTW) and Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria ( RTEAN) in the state for collaborative efforts to ward off actions or inactions that can lead to breakdown of law and order in the state.
The state Commandant of Corps, Iskil Ayinla Makinde, who spearheaded the efforts appealed to the managements of the unions during a meeting organised by the Crisis Management Department of the NSCDC between them and the representatives of the NURTW and RTEAN, Okoolowo branch, held at the Command’s premises in llorin on Wednesday.
In a release signed by the NSCDC spokesman in Kwara state, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, the Commandant praised the efforts of the managements of both NURTW and RTEAN for their hitch free activities in the state;
The commandant, represented at the parley by assistant commandant Tunde Oloyede, explained further that the meeting became imperative in order to further foster synergy and cooperation between the corps and the transport unions adding that NSCDC is always ready to respond any distress call from the unions.
In his response, NURTW chairman of Oko Olowo Park, Babatunde Salman, thanked the NSCDC for organising such an important meeting promising the corps that both NURTW and RTEAN would shun any act that can throw the state into crisis.