Erstwhile Ondo NURTW Boss Bags Chronicle Magazine’s Special Recognition Award

Erstwhile Ondo NURTW Boss Bags Chronicle Magazine’s Special Recognition Award

Olanrewaju Ayo

Comrade Adetula Ariyo, a former Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Ondo State will on Sunday, 28th of August 2022 bag the Chronicle Magazine’s Special Recognition Award.

The Special Award, according to the organizers became necessary in other to celebrate and honour Comrade Ariyo’s reform of the NURTW in the State, in his barely Nine months in office as Chairman of the Union.



Comrade Ariyo, in 2019 prioritized the harmony and peaceful co-existence enjoyed in the state by voluntarily resigning as the union head due to spite in the hierarchy of the Ondo NURTW.

The Ondo town-born businessman, in his time as the Union’s boss, reduced thuggery, violence, rascality and partisan politics in the State NURTW. It is also on notice that during his time, the union received different batches of vehicles by the Government of Dr. Olusegun Mimiko.

The Award, will be bestowed on him by the Chronicle Magazine, an independent news medium, that has been in existence for almost a decade, to serve as feedback between the government and the people.

The Chronicle Magazine Award is a special category of Awards designed to celebrate and honour individuals of unaltered integrity and dignity; who have distinguished themselves in their chosen paths.

The theme of this year’s Anniversary/Public Lecture is Insecurity: A Threat to Human Existence and Economic Development in Nigeria to be delivered by Mr. Eni Akinsola, the CPS to former Governor Olusegun Mimiko of which Chief Ifedayo Adedipe SAN is expected to be the Chairman.

The 9th in the series will be held at the Sunbeth Hotel, Sijuade, Akure, with Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu as Special Guest of Honour.
While Special Guests for the ceremony are Rt. Hon Victor Olabimtan, SUBEB Chairman, Dr. Tolulola Bayode, the President and Founder of the biggest Orphanage homes in Africa.

In the meantime, HRM Aladelusi Ogunlade, Deji of Akure, HRM Ademola Adebiyi Oyinbade,
Oloba of Uso and HRM Rotimi Obamuwagun, the Olumoru of Imoru will be Royal Fathers of the Day.

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