National: Isiguzo beats Odusile to emerge NUJ president

National: Isiguzo beats Odusile to emerge NUJ president

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The South East Bureau Chief of ThisDay newspaper, Chris Isiguzo, from the Enugu Zone, yesterday, morning emerged the National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) at the union’s general election in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital



According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Isiguzo polled 346 votes to defeat the incumbent, Waheed Odusile, who polled 329 votes.Announcing the results at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, the Returning Officer from Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Benson Upah, commended the peaceful conduct of all the participants. Upah, who is the National Head of NLC’s Information and Public Affairs, declared Isiguzo winner of the election that had seven contestants.

The other contestants were Bamidele Atunbi, who had 101 votes; Abiodun Olalere, 56 votes; Jacob Edi, 16 votes; Alademka Adelegan, nine votes and Uzaka Abraham, 30 votes.For the National Treasurer position, Mohammed She defeated two other contestants, while Muhamod Umar was elected National Auditor. For the Vice President position, Yusuf Idris was elected vice president Zone A; Cosmos Olalekan was elected VP Zone B; Petrus Samfochi won the election for Zone C, Wilson Bako was elected VP Zone D, Ogunle Akpati was elected VP Zone F, while Izma Abdullahi was elected Secretary Zone A and Suleiman Gimba, Secretary for Zone E.

In his acceptance speech, Isiguzo said the major focus of his tenure would be welfare of Nigerian journalists.He stated: “I assure that time to rescue the union has started; you will be proud of us. We won’t disappoint you.“We will unveil our programme of actions in the coming days. The days you work and you will not receive your salary are gone.“The immediate past president has congratulated me with other co-contestants. I want to dedicate this victory to all Nigerian journalists.”

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