The National President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa, along side some other union officials have been arrested by police.

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Others arrested were the General Secretary, Anthony Asogwa Chukudi; National Trustee, Olayi Odion, and Principal Assistant Secretary, Abdulrasak Yemi.

The Deputy President of the union, Isa Ore, who confirmed the development, said no reason was given for the action by the police.

He said the arrested union members were being detained at the Wuse Zone 3 Police Division.He said the incident occurred when the union was preparing for the inauguration and swearing-in of the newly elected members of the National Administrative Council of the union.

It would be recalled that the NURTW president had raised the alarm over alleged plot by some persons and groups to stage a protest at the national secretariat of the union located in Garki 2 district of Abuja.