MWUN’s Adeyanju Emerge Unopposed As Deputy President of NLC


Comrade Prince Adewale Adeyanju

…Sets for Inauguration Tonight

The President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has emerged unopposed as the Deputy President of the Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) at the ongoing 13th National Delegate Conference holding at the International Conference Center in Abuja.

President of National Association Stevedores, Bolaji Sunmola (left) inna congratulatory handshake with Comrade Adeyanju on Tuesday in Abuja

Comrade Adeyanju would be serving for the next four years alongside the newly elected NLC National President, Comrade Joe alongside other executives.

Outgoing President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Waba announced on Wednesday that the formal inauguration of the newly announced officers would be holding later tonight.

Adeyanju alongside others were returned unopposed after the business section of the NLC on Tuesday night.

Other executives returned as Deputy President alongside Comrade Adeyanju are; Comrade Audu Titus Amba, who is representing the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), and Comrade Kabiru Ado Sani, representing the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN).

Comrade Ambali Akeem Olatunji is sole nominee for position of the National Treasurer. He represents the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE).

MWUN President General (Middle) with other members of the union

The position of the Vice President include; Comrade Benjamin Anthony representing Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees(AUPCTRE); Comrade Stephen Igho Okoro – National Union of Civil Engineering Construction, Furniture and Wood Workers (NUCECFWW); Comrade Michael Akuma Nnachi – National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM); and Comrade Oluwole Sunday – Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU).
Comrade Adeyanju in a group picture with his team at the ongoing 13th NLC National Delegate Conference

Comrade Marwan Mustapha Adamu of Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), is the sole nominee for position of Financial Secretary, and Comrade Williams Akporeha representing Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), is also sole nominee for position of National Trustee.

The position of Internal Auditor are Comrade Babatunde Goke Olatunji – National Union of Chemical, Footwear, Rubber, Leather and Non-metallic Products Employees (NUCFRLANMPE); Comrade Mohammed Haruna Ibrahim – Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU); and Comrade Garba Ibrahim of National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE).

R-L: Comrade Tonye Harry, Comrade Francis Bunu and Comrade Wole

For Ex-officio, the occupants are; Roselyn Uba-Anarah – Nigeria Union of Public Service reportorial, Secretarial Data Processors and Allied Workers (NUPSRAW), and Professor Member Euginia George-Genyi of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)

Speaking at the conference on Tuesday, it’s former President, Comrade Adams Oshiomole expressed confidence in the fresh set of executives to lead the union, adding that this is the first time in the history of the union that it’s leadership are being returned unopposed.

DAILY TREND reports that the newly elected NLC President, Comrade Ajaero, who was deputy president of the congress emerged through a consensus as successor to former leader, Ayuba Wabba who ended his eight-year tenure, yesterday.

Comrade Ajaero had also served as General Secretary of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE).

Wabba was first elected in 2015 and then re-elected in 2019.

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