Peace Finally Returns To Oshodi As MC Oluomo, Talo Settle Rift
It has been business unusual for the transport unions in Oshodi. Two factions declared all out war and some people were killed.
The principal actors in the crisis that led to the break down of law and order in the area for days, Musuliu Akinsanya, also known as MC Oluomo and Taoreed Adedigba also called Taloskibo have agreed to settle their rift.
At a meeting held on Thursday, both agreed to talk to their supporters to allow peace reign in the area.
The meeting was held by representatives of the state government and members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Oshodi indigenes.
Problem started when the Branch Chairman of the Motorcycle Riders and Owners Association of Lagos State, an affiliate of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Rasak Bello, popularly known as Hamburger, was murdered on May 29.
Talo had alleged after Bello’s murder that MC Oluomo, Koko Zaria and some other executives of the union also planned to kill him.
Talo, who spoke on behalf of his group said: “We were 15 members before, now we’re just six still alive – please, I don’t want to die.”
He called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and Bola Tinubu to intervene in the crisis rocking the area before it gets out of hand.
Governor Ambode responded to the call by banning all union activities in the area.