NURTW Ekiti State chapter empowers retired members

The National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW Ekiti State chapter has empowered some of it’s retired members across the state.

The aged drivers numbering about twenty drawn from across the sixteen local government areas of the state were given five thousand naira each

The gesture is coming few weeks after the union donated the sum of two hundred thousand naira to the wife of one of it’s late members in Ado Ekiti.

presenting the cash donations to the beneficiaries, the chairman of the NURTW Mr Oso Farotimi said the gesture was to ensure that the senior members enjoy from the fruits of their labour and to also assist them with little amount to cater for their immediate needs.

Mr Farotimi said the gesture would be a monthly affair saying the aged drivers should visit the office of the Union every last Thursday of the month to collect the cash.

He said efforts were on to change the orientation of drivers and make them better persons adding that his Leadership would not tolerate any act of indiscipline.

speaking with Journalists some of the beneficiaries who could not hide their feelings appreciated the Chairman of the union Mr Oso Farotimi for the gesture just as they showed him and other executive members with prayers.