NURTW asks drivers to undergo HIV test

The Lagos state chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Tajudeen Agbede, has advised commercial drivers in the state to go for HIV/AIDS screening to know their health status.

He gave the advice in Lagos when he led members of the executive of the union in the state to do their HIV/AIDS screening

The NURTW boss said the screening was to help people to know their HIV/AIDS status to enable them undergo necessary treatment if they test positive.

He said the allocation of a screening centre to the state council secretariat showed the importance the state government attached to transportation industry in the state.

Alhaji Agbede said the state government under Governor Akiwunmi Ambode had done a lot to improve transportation in the state

“The state government has helped to repair most of the roads in the state and this has helped to boost our operation. Also, the operation’ light up Lagos’ embarked upon by the state government has helped to improve night life in the state

Alhaji Agbede assured that the state council of the union under his leadership will countinue to obey all rules and regulations of the state government.