Ondo NLC Gets New Chairman

By Nurat Uthman

Ondo state chairman of the Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU), Comrade Olapade Ademola, has been elected as the new chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) in Ondo state.

Comrade Ademola was elected by members of the State Executive Council (SEC) of the NLC at a special meeting held at the state NLC secretariat, Akure

The position of the Ondo NLC chairman became vacant last month following the retirement of the former occupant, Comrade Victor Oladele Amoko.

At the meeting presided over by the NLC vice chairperson, Comrade Busola Adewumi, the SEC members numbering 41, unanimously empowered Comrade Ademola to henceforth act as the Chairman of the NLC in the state in line with Article 11 of the Congress’ Constitution.

Comrade Akin Sunday was approved to be the substantive state secretary of NLC.

In his acceptance speech, Comrade Ademola vowed to work to enhance welfare packages for workers in Ondo State

Ademola said: “I want to appreciate the SEC members of Ondo State Nigeria Labor Congress for giving me the privilege and power to pilot the leadership of the Congress, I’m very happy about it and it is a big task and I pray that Almighty God should help me to do the needful.

“Workers should be expecting something better in terms of improved salary, pension, promotion and training. For that reason, I want to appreciate the state Governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa in the area of wage awards to the tertiary institutions, the government should not relent, they should continue the payment and then should please review upwardly that of the workers of Ondo state too because base on the  economic factor.”

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