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Esele gets TUC fresh mandate

COMRADE  Peter Ekhormhalomhen Esele, the youngest President-General in the history of labour movement in Nigeria, has been honoured with a fresh mandate by members of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, to lead the umbrella body for senior staff association in the country, for another three years.

First elected in 2007, at an election which took place in the ancient city of Benin, Edo state, Comrade Esele, a mass communication graduate, was elected un-opposed

Immediate past President of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria PENGASSAN, Comrade Esele, was born on July, 24 1972, in Benin City, Edo State.

He attended Salvation Army Primary School, Agadaga Mixed Secondary School and Edokpolor Grammar School all in Benin City for his primary and secondary schools education.

Esele’s quest for higher education took him to Abia State University, Uturu, were he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication.

His devotion to progressive trade union is said to have helped him garner enough percent of the vote in the TUC conference election held in 2007, where he became the youngest President General in the history of trade union movement in Nigeria.

Esele is said to believe in equal justice for all and one who is not afraid to tell the truth and speak the truth.
Other elected along with Comrade Esele include ,Mr Musa Toli,  first deputy president-general, Mr Sanni Adesina,  second deputy president-general, Mr Solomon Onaghinon, third deputy president-general.

Also, Mr Tunde Abdulrahaman was elected as the treasurers, Mr Adesunkanmi Adetunji as financial secretary, Mr Augustin Etafo as public relations officer and Mrs Peace Obiajulu, first woman to head a labour centre, was elected ex_officio.

Others are, Mr Gafa Muhammed,  trustee, Mr Olawale Yusuf,  first trustee, Mr Moshood Akinade, second trustee, Mr Yakubu Jekere,  Auditor 1, Mr Emmanuel Jaja, auditor 2 while Ms Rose Uzor_Kalu was re-elected as chairman, TUC women comission.


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