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Workers’ welfare paramount – Adeyanju


… Bags excellence award.


Segun Oladipupo    |   

The President General (PG) of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Adewale Adeyanju has again restated his commitment to welfare of members of the Union.

He added that his priority as the helmsman of the foremost maritime union is to ensure industrial peace and harmony in the sector.

Adeyanju made the resolution this when News Times Reporters presented an award of excel nice to him at the Union secretariat in Lagos on Monday.

Speaking at the award presentation, Adeyanju maintained that the responsibility of every labour leader is to protect workers’ welfare and to address any area of challenges faced by members of the organisation.

The Award tagged “Excellence Performance and Productivity” is a laurel by the media outfit to honour stakeholders who have contributed immensely in their respective sectors.

The PG who dedicated the award to management team of the union, stressed that the maritime sector played key roles in nation building and revenue generation adding that the cordial relationship that existed between stakeholders and union made it possible for the sector to record significant progress.

He said “The Award is not for me alone; it’s for the system, it’s for management and it’s for stakeholders and members in the maritime sector.

“Since we came on board, I can tell you that we have a robust working relationship with our various employers and that has kept the union going “, the MWUN stated.

He assured that the union would continue to engage stakeholders for the growth and development of the nation’s maritime industry.

While presenting the award earlier, Editor of the online news, Mrs Pearl Ngwama said in line with the second year anniversary of the media outfit, pointing out Comrade Adeyanju merited the award due to his passion and compassion for maritime workers.

The Editor explained that the MWUN boss has been instrumental towards ensuring job security for workers since assuming the leadership position in 2017, describing him as an agent of change in maritime operations.

She also endorsed the union’s boss for a second term re-election to further consolidate the progress recorded so far.

While harping on numerous achievements recorded in the last three years, Mrs Ngwama said, “From workers welfare, to the elimination of casual workers in the industry, and industrial peace and harmony in the sector, he deserves the award.

“He is a man that has ensured that the industry succeeds, with strong passion for workers welfare therefore he deserved the laurel “, she noted.

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