Some managers of the Park Management System (PMS) in Oyo State have been dismissed on the grounds of misconduct allegations.
Briefing the newsmen on the outcome of the disciplinary hearing of the Park Management System (PMS) held on Friday (March 20, 2020) Chairman, Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi Auxiliary said that some of the Park Managers concerned were given the opportunity to fair hearing which was also attended also by Disciplinary Committee members of PMS in the state.
(Letter confirming summary dismissal (for gross misconduct of some park managers)
The dismissal letter reads in part:
“I write to summarise our discussion and confirm the outcome.
“Having taken all of the facts and circumstances into consideration, the PMS Chairman decided to summarily dismiss their services as Park Managers with immediate effect.”Having taken all of the facts and circumstances into consideration, the PMS Chairman decided to summarily dismiss the services of Mr Sunday Oluwole of branch 1 Ibadan North Local Government (Okada) and Mr Ajibade Adesina of Branch 4 Ibadan North Local Government (Okada) as Park Managers with immediate effect.”
Auxiliary explained to the erring members who got dismissed that their actions and conducts have met PMS’s dissatisfaction, owing to gross misconduct, printing of fake tickets, money extortion from innocent drivers, bullying and high-handedness.
In his remarks, Auxiliary expressed that several allegations have been flying around especially with the outcome of a recent phone-in program held on one of the media stations on Saturday during which, many calls pointed accusing fingers at the state Park Management System initiative.
Mr. Lamidi maintained that “good name must not be tainted by some miscreants.”
While reacting further, Chairman said the commuters should not entertain any fear as status quo remained of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Oyo State and any efforts to jettison the progress in transportation management would not be jettisoned.
Alhaji Lamidi – Auxiliary then expressed his appreciation to the state Governor Engr. Seyi Makinde and refuted that most of the fallacies and allegations are unfounded.
The Chairman concluded that no stone will be left unturned to ensure accountability, discipline and fairness in the affairs of the Park Management System in Oyo State.
Ay Telcoms, State Admin Officer reporting for PMS.