The former leader of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Oyo state, Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi also known as Auxiliary, has reiterated his claim to ascending leadership of the body in Oyo state after the expiration of the Ajimobi administration.
Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi (Auxiliary) made this known today while featuring on a current affairs programme on Splash Fm, In Ibadan. He noted that nothing can stop him from being the leader of the body.
According to them, the current leadership of the transport outfit came into force in 2011 following the emergence of the Ajimobi administration. They, Auxiliary and his followers, were sent packing from the main office at Iwo road.
With the Ajimobi administration running out on their tenure, the angling for the leadership of the often volatile union body has heated up particularly due to the emergence of the PDP candidate Engr Seyi Makinde There has been bickering over who controls the body after May 29 handing over date and the inauguration of the Seyi Makinde Administration.
The incumbent chairman of the Union in the state Alhaji Abideen Olajide popularly known as Ejiogbe who took over the mantle of leadership following the demise of the former chairman Alhaji Taofeek Oyerinde also known as Fele, has expressed ambivalence about the possibility of Auxiliary emerging as the new leader of the union in the state stating that the fate of Auxiliary is dependent on the national leadership led by Alhaji Najeem Usman Yassin.
However, Auxiliary has remains adamant that he will take over the leadership of the union once Engr. Seyi Makinde is sworn in as Governor stating that whatever the Governor recommends to the national leadership will be acted upon. Auxiliary is believed to have worked for the emergence of The PDP candidate at the recently held election.