Ondo NURTW secretariat looters confess

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By DAYO JOHNSON

Akure —THE Chairman of the Ondo State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Chief Oladutele Obayoriade, weekend, said that those who caused mayhem last week in the state, have confessed and were imported from other states.

Obayoriade said the vandals were brought from neighbouring states to loot the union’s secretariat in Akure.

Speaking with newsmen in Akure, Obayoriade said that those arrested by security operatives in connection with the incident were not members of the NURTW in the state.

According to him the suspects, who have been charged to court had confessed that they were mobilised from neighbouring states by an executive member of the union in the state.

Obayoriade pointed out that “the aim of the executive member was to violently terminate his four-year tenure which was put in place in 2011 through a democratic arrangement and instal himself by force.”

He said: “On the 30th of December, 2012 at about 1:00a.m. I was informed that about 60 men armed with guns, cutlasses axes, had invaded our secretariat in the Ijapo areas of Akure.

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