8th February, 2023
Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has congratulated the newly-elected president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Joe Ajaero.
He sent his felicitations in a signed message on his Twitter page.
Ajaero, the former general secretary of the National Union of Electricity, was unanimously elected at the NLC’s 13th National Delegates Conference in Abuja.
He succeeded Ayuba Wabba, who led the NLC from 2015 to 2023.
Obi tweeted, “A very hearty congratulations to Comrade Joe Ajaero for emerging unopposed as the new President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). He has served the labour movement well. We look forward to working with him. – PO
Other executives include Prince Adewale Adeyanju, Deputy National President; Mr Audu Amber, 2nd Deputy National President; Mr Kabiru Sani, also a National Deputy President.
Ambali Olatunji was elected the National Treasurer; Benjamin Anthony, Vice President; Mr. Steve Okoro, Vice President; Mr Michael Nnachi, Vice President; Mr Olawole Sunday, Vice President; and Mr. Marwan Adamu, Financial Secretary.
Others are Mr Williams Akporeha, National Trustee; and three internal auditors, Mr Babatunde Olatunji, Mr Mohammed Ibrahim and Haruna Ibrahim; as well as two ex-officio members.