Nigeria Labour Congress returns Ayuba Wabba as President for a second term

National Labour Congress

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has returned its President, Ayuba Wabba, unopposed for a second term of four years.

Wabba will head a 16-member National Administrative Council (NAC), of NLC, who were equally elected unopposed to administer the affairs of NLC for the next four years.

Three persons elected unopposed as Deputy Presidents were Amaechi Asugwuni, Muhammad Nadir Idris, and Najim Usman Yasin, while Ibrahim Khaleel, was elected National Treasurer.

Four persons elected Vice-Presidents were Abdrafiu Adeniji, Peters Adeyemi, Lawrence Amaechi and Oyelakan Lateef who was returned unopposed.

Other officials elected include Marven Adamu, National Financial Secretary and Adewale Adeyanju, National Trustee, among others.

In his acceptance speech, Wabba said the next level would be to ensure the implementation of the new minimum wage by federal and state governments.

He urged the state councils to be ready for the battle for the implementation without retrenchment.

Wabba promised that the Labour movement would continue to take instructions from the rank and files and would always speak truth to the powers to protect the interests of the working class.