The Oyo State Council of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has elected Comrade Bosun Olabiyi has emerged as the new State Chairman of the Labour Centre.
The election which held at the National Museum of Unity in Ibadan was attended by government officials and functionaries, affiliate unions as well as Labour veterans.
While addressing his members, Comrade Bosun assures members of promotion of workers and masses driven leadership.
He further decries the deteriorating state of the economy, which according to him contributed to the poor living conditions of workers in the country.
He also lauded the Oyo State Government for being Labour-friendly, promotion of civil servants as at when due and prompt payment of salaries.
He promise to employ periodic meetings and dialogue with government on issues affecting workers and pray for a workers interest promoting relationship with the government.
He urged other contestants to work with the new leadership in a bid to frontally address issues that affect our members.
Other newly elected executive members include, Comrade Oluranti Oluwemimo – Vice- chairman. Comrade Balogun Babatunde Kehinde, Council Secretary in the State.
Comrade Amb. Abioye Adeyemi, the Treasurer. Comrade Fatokun Ebenezer Oyebola, the Public Relations Officer. Comrade Engr. Olufemi Adewumi, the Auditor. Comrade Kamorudeen Idowu, Financial Secretary. Comrade Sotiminu Funmilayo, the Chair-person-women commission. Comrade Ogudamen Obummeke Ikwumma, Secretary, Women commission and Comrade Olowolafe Olugbenga as Ex-Officio member.
The Oyo State chapter of the Trade Union Congress had been without a substantive leadership following the expiration of the tenure of the former Leadership of the Union in the State.
The new leadership is now emerging after several attempts at electing a new leadership had failed or been thwarted by the activities of contestants to the various positions.’
It is expected that the new Leadership will be able to maintain the Cordial and harmonious relationship between its predecessor and the Oyo State Government.