Justice Peter Lifu of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has restrained a former chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos branch, Alhaji Musilu Akinsanya, a.k.a. MC Oluomo and seven others from collecting union dues and levies from commercial drivers that are non-union members in all motor parks in Lagos State.
Naija News reports that the judge issued the restrain on Tuesday.
Justice Lifu gave the order by granting an ex parte application in a suit filed by a lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje.
Ogungbeje had instituted the suit for himself and a new transport union, Transport Union Society of Nigeria (TUSON).
The seven others restrained by the court are the Registered Trustees Of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW); Registered Trustees Of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN); Registered Trustees Of Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO).