NLC elects Joe Ajaero as its new National President

Nigerian Labour Congress,NLC, has elected Joe Ajaero as its new National President

Ajaero, who was previously the Deputy National President and General Secretary of the Nigerian Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), was elected unopposed at the 13th National Delegates’ Conference in Abuja on Wednesday, February 8.

He takes over from Ayuba Wabba, whose tenure as NLC President ended on Wednesday.

The conference, which began on Tuesday, February 7,was to produce new national officers who would lead the union in the next four years.

Born on December 17, 1964, in Emekuku Owerri-North, Imo State, Ajaero has a rich background in the media and has been a prominent figure in the NLC since 2011.

Ajaero marks a new chapter for the NLC and the country’s labour movement. It is expected that the NLC will be looking to Ajaero to provide the leadership and guidance needed to tackle the challenges facing workers in Nigeria.

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