Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN) and the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) have on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to to further cement the relationship between the duo for support and welfare of truck drivers in the maritime environment.
Earlier, President of NARTO, Alhaji Othman lauded the MoU reached with MWUN adding that success will be achieved in the merger .
Othman said in line with port operations, the merger will bring about free flow of vehicular movement in and out of the ports calling on the parties involved to embrace sincerity and transparency for the benefit of the industry and Nigeria.
He said:” We wish to draw the attention of the general public to the decision for MWUN and NARTO to synergize and collaborate on a basis of common desire to ensure seamless environment to do business in the maritime sub sector of the nation’s economy.
“The collaboration was birthed as a vehicle to take decisions on behalf of its combined membership to stem the negative gridlock which invariably affects our way and means of doing business in the quay aprons , terminals and jetties as well as ingratiate in the psyche of our members the necessity to observe all the road regulations on our port access roads for ease of movement and the amelioration of unnecessary hold up,” Othman added.