By Adekola Afolabi
Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has congratulated Comrade Sunday Adeleye Oluwole on his election as the National Vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
Governor Akeredolu also felicitated the newly elected President of NLC, Comrade Joe Ajaero as well as other members of the National Executive Committee of the Congress.
The Governor, in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, described Oluwole as a quintessential unionist and pride to the government and people of the Sunshine State.
“Your election as the National Vice President of the NLC has further attested to your leadership prowess. You have continued to show passion for service despite the challenges intertwined in your kind of assignment.
“The candour with which you handled your assignments and show understanding with government as it relates to workers’ issue is commendable. Under your leadership in Ondo State, you have shown that unionism is not only about contestations and agitations but dialogue and diplomacy.
“This elevation is no doubt, well deserved. We have seen your passion and commitment to the cause of Workers in the State. You speak their minds and advance their struggle. You are a worthy leader of the people. Yours, is quality representation.
“We note, with profound appreciation, your roles in creating a harmonious working environment in the State. In respect to workers’ salaries, your candour and commitment aided us till we were able to clear all outstanding salaries. Today, we are happy that Workers’ salary is paid up-to-date.
“We have no doubt that you will deliver in your new assignment. You have shown capacity, competence and courage over time. Your rise in unionism is alluring. You were Chairman of the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) and later elected as the Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress in Ondo State. Not too long ago, you emerged as the 7th National President of the Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU). And now, National Vice President of the NLC.
“This is a national assignment that demands courage, integrity and consistency. Luckily, these are qualities you exude with candour. We pray God to grant you wisdom and understanding in your new assignment. Congratulations”, the Governor said.
In the same vein, The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ondo State Council, congratulated Comrade Sunday Adeleye Oluwole on his emergence and inauguration as the National Vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Abuja on Wednesday 8th February, 2023.
In a Press Release signed by the State Chairman of NUJ, Prince Leke Adegbite and the State Secretary, Comrade Olaoluwa Meshack, Ondo NUJ on behalf of its members describes Comrade Sunday Adeleye as a pride to labour family in Ondo State and Reliable leader who had fought several struggles for journalists as the NLC State Chairman.
“Our outgoing NLC Chairman in Ondo State, Comrade Sunday Adeleye Oluwole, your new elevation did not just come as a dint of luck, but anchored on your sterling qualities and outstanding personality as the State Chairman of the Congress.
“We believe in your ability to champion the course of humanity and protect the interests of workers in Nigeria.
“Your emergence as the National Vice President of our great union, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, will no doubt enhance a new quality representation for the entire Nigerian workforce.”
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