The Executive President of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria(RTEAN), Comrade Osakpamwan Eriyo and the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the movement of logistics on the forthcoming General Election.
The INEC National Chairman,Professor Mamood Yakubu, was represented by the Political Adviser Smith Sylvester, at the official signing of the MoU at the National Headquarters of RTEAN, 4B Arusha crescent, zone one Wiuse, Abuja.
The INEC chairman who spoke through Smith, said the signing of the MoU was important to the commission for the movement of their logistics, as INEC can not afford to fail Nigerians.
He said INEC has full trust in RTEAN as employers of labour in providing the much needed vehicles for the logistics in the forthcoming election.
Responding, the Executive President of RTEAN, Comrade Osakpamwan Eriyo thanked INEC and promised to delivered to the benefit of Nigerians and the commission.
Eriyo,noted that based on the MoU entered into, his leadership has purchased 300 buses and 100 Hilux that will be distributed to its state branches across the country.
He also debunked any faction in the Union, saying that, “both myself, my Executives and the former President, Musa Isiwele are working in one accord, no rift between us at all.”
Professor Mahmood Yakubu will officially and personally meet with the Comrade Osakpamwan Eriyo leadership of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the INEC headquarters in Abuja.