MWUN Applauds PTML Managing Director, Ascanio Russo for Sending Five Dockworkers for Training in Germany, Holland


President General of MWUN, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju (3rd from right) displaying the certificate of one of the beneficialries of the PTML Ter.this foreign training programme, he is surrounded by Comrade Francis Bunu, Deputy President General (1st from left) Comrade Abubakar Bello (2nd left) and Comrade Tajudeen Ohize, President of Dockworkers Branch of the union.

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) under the leadership of Comrade Adewale Adeyanju has applauded the Managing Director of Ports and Terminal MultiServices Ltd (PTML) Mr Ascanio Russo over training sponsorship of five dockworkers who are members of the union and staffers of PTML under RORO TinCan Island District for Mobile Crane Operation (RTG) to Germany and Holland respectively.

The said maritime workers of the PTML Unit have acquired specialied trainings on RTG operation both in Germany and Holland; and had returned to the country after their successful outings.

Comrade Adeyanju who is the Deputy President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and also the Vice President Global, International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) commended Russo for being magnanimous enough to see reasons for training and retraining the workers for the purpose of pragmatic output in today’s modern industrial development and growth, such that would match the growing pace of global maritime practice.

He described the PTML Terminal boss as an advanced maritime industrial guru who in his own dynamic class with a visionary foresight towards manpower development in conformity with challenges of repositioning PTML for rapid progression of a more prosperous maritime outfit in the country and to measure at par with her counterparts across the globe.

“The Maritime Workers Union is absolutely impressed and grateful to the management of PTML over this wonderful gesture and pray that this symbiotic relationship between PTML and MWUN will continue to wax stronger in all ramifications.

“Comrade Adeyanju also wants to use this medium to appeal to other Stakeholders in the industry and Terminal Operators to follow suit and emulate the good deeds of PTML, believing that such manpower development will effectively and efficiently improve and impact immensely on workers psyche for maximum industrial growth and productivity” the union said in a statement signed by Comrade John Kennedy Ikemefuna, its head of media

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