The Lagos Industrial District under the Seamen, NIWA & Water Transport Branch of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria over the weekend inaugurated a new unit, Ibasa Ijegun Unit at Satellite Town, Lagos.
At the inauguration an election of the new executives was conducted and the following Comrades emerged; Shittu A. Ahmed – Chairman; Idowu Hassan – Vice Chairman; Wale Rabiu – Secretary; Raheem Adagun – Asst Secretary; Afolabi Lekan – Treasurer; Sulaimon Omojoyibo – Organising Secretary.
Others are David Uwaifo – Asst. Organising Secretary; Muis Akindele, Bolarinwa Nurudeen; Ogungbemi Oyeyemi; Lateef Jamiu; Rasheed Igboro; Joy Iyamu all members of the unit executives.
These new executives are expected to pilot the affairs of the unit for a tenure of four years.
Speaking at the event, the Chairman of the Lagos Industrial District, Comrade Bashir Saidu said it was a huge success to his administration since he assumed the position of the District Chairman.
He, however, thanked the President -General of the Maritime Workers Union (MWUN) Comrade Prince (Dr) Adewale Adeyanju, who doubles as the Deputy President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for giving him the opportunity to emerge as the District Chairman during his election.
Bashir promised that he will not let the union down across all fronts, while stressing that the units under him have become seven from six he met on ground and pledging to work towards making sure that the units are up-to-date in the payment of their union dues monthly which is the bedrock of the Union’s membership as stipulated by the Constitution of the Union.
The Industrial District Chairman also reiterated his commitment towards the payment of his District dues as at when due, adding that it is the set target for all the arms of the union.