By Usman Shuaibu
The legal Adviser of the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Barr. Christopher Oshomegie, has sworn in the newly elected officers of the association from Gombe, Edo and Anambra states.
Speaking after the inauguration/ swearing in ceremony at the headquarters of the association in Abuja, the National President of the association, Alhaji Musa Muhammed, advised the new officers as well as the entire members to obey the laid down rules and regulations guiding the association anywhere they found themselves.
He also charged the executives as well as the members to be good citizens of Nigeria, warning them to shun any act capable of tarnishing the image of the association.
The RTEAN President pleaded with the elected officials to work in harmony with the security agencies and traditional rules for the sake of peace.
Also speaking during the inauguration of Gombe state officials, the Deputy National President in charge of Administration, Alhaji Abubakar Muhammed Bishara, called on the officials of Gombe state to come together to move the association forward.
Bishara urged the entire members of the association to register for the membership card to enable them to fight for their rights.
In an interview, the chairman of RTEAN in Gombe state, Mr Musa Mohammed Gidado, said his leadership would continue to work for the progress of the association in the state.
He then appealed to other executives to join hands with him to move the association to the next level.
Gidado, however, solicited the support and co-operation of the State Government in all ramifications, saying that the association has many members in the state.
On their responses, the chairman of RTEAN in Edo state, pastor Sunday Erhahon and the chairman of RTEAN in Anambra state, comrade Celestine Afam, said they would work for the betterment of the association at their various states.
Afam said he would deem it necessary to partner with other executives on how to alleviate the suffering of the members in this period of Corona Virus Pandemic.