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COMTUA restructures executive body

The Council of Maritime Transport Unions and Associations (COMTUA), a collaboration of all Major Transport Unions/Associations operating in the Lagos Ports has announced a reshuffle of its administrative structure.

The body made the disclosure on Tuesday in a statement signed by Mr. Victor Nnotum, the Acting Sectary of the Management Team.

The Council is made up of the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), and Amalgamation of container truck owners Association (ACTOA), Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Container Truck Owners Association of Nigeria (COTOAN), and Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO).

With the restructuring, the Council now has Mr Ogbogo Aloga as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees with Prince Adewale Adeyanju as the Co – Chairman.

Comrade Olaleye Thompson is now the President of COMTUA, while the General Coordinator of the Management Team is Mrs. Folake George, and the Management Team is made up of three members drawn from each of the affiliating Unions/Associations.

The statement added that other departments/sections under the management team are working for the good of the council and the maritime sector in general, by collaborating with other critical stakeholders in either managing the traffic gridlock or finding an end to the Apapa gridlock.

It said “The Council Traffic Task Force shall work with the Nigerian Police Force and LASTMA to ensure that all Traffic rules and regulations are obeyed by the drivers either on the Road or inside the Ports/Terminals.

“Any erring driver will be severally sanctioned. All broken Truck shall be removed as quickly as possible to ensure free flow of Traffic.

“The welfare of the drivers and the interest of the owners are also of great importance to the council.”

It advised that all correspondences be directed to the office of the General Secretary and the President.



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