We signed an MOU with INEC that we won’t be partisan – NURTW boss Yasin tells Aisha Buhari



The National President, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Najeem Yasin,  on Tuesday told Mrs. Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammad Buhari, that the union had an MOU with the Independent Electoral Commission that they should not be partisan in the role they will play during elections.

The First Lady, in company with the leadership of the All Progressives Congress women campaign team,   met the union leaders on Tuesday in Abuja to sell the candidacy of her husband to them.

She described Buhari as a compassionate person who might only look tough outside.

She also solicited the votes of the transport workers, noting the the Buhari government had achieved much and needed the second term to build on this.

According to the news Agency of Nigeria,  while appreciating the her for the visit, the NURTW acknowledged that Buhari had done well for the country in terms of delivering democracy dividends.

“On behalf of members of the NURTW, we commend Buhari for the good work he is doing, especially with regards to road construction across the country,” he said.

He assured that members of the union would on Saturday, exercise their franchise by voting for the right candidate.

He added that the union had already signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Independent National Electoral Commission.

He added that as part of the MoU, members of the union were expected to assist in distributing electoral materials to states ahead of the election.

“It was indicated in the MoU that we should not be partisan,”Yasin said.

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