February 9, 2023

Nigerian workers elect new NLC leaders

Joe Ajaero, NLC President

By Victor Ahiuma-Young

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, between Tuesday February 7 and Wednesday, February 8, held its 13th Quadrennial National Delegates Conference, where 13 new members of the National Administrative Council, NAC, were elected to lead the Congress for the next four years.

The new NLC NAC members who were elected unopposed are led by Joseph Ajaero of National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, as President.

Others are Prince Adewale Adeyanju, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, (Deputy President), Audu   Amba, Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, (Deputy President) and Kabiru   Sani, Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, (Deputy President).

They also include Ambali Olatunji, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, (National Treasurer), Benjamin Anthony, Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees, AUPCTRE, (Vice President), Stephen Okoro,   National Union of Civil Engineering, Construction, Furniture and Wood Workers, NUCECFWW, (Vice President), Michael Akuma Nnachi, National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives,   NANNM, (Vice President) and Marwan Mustapha Adamu, Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, (Financial Secretary).

Among the leaders are also Prince Williams Akporeha, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, (National Trustee), Babatunde Goke Olatunji, National Union of Chemical Footwear Rubber Leather and Non-Metallic Products Employees, NUCFRLANMPE), (Internal Auditor), Mohammed Ibrahim, Senior Staff of Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, (Internal Auditor),   Garba Ibrahim, National Union of Food Beverages and Tobacco Employees, NUFBTE, (Internal Auditor), Roselyn Uba-Anarah, Nigeria Union of Public Service Reportorial Secretarial, Data Processors and Allied Workers, NUPSRAW,.( Ex-Officio), and Prof Member George-Genyi, Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, (Ex-Officio).