The Association held its 7th Triennial Delegates Conference on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at the International Conference Center, Abuja. The theme of the conference is “Equity and Social Justice: Advocacy for Fair Treatment and Equal Opportunities for all Workers”.
In his opening remarks, President Comrade Festus Osifo welcomed Delegates and Guests to the Conference. Furthermore, Comrade Osifo told the incoming government to bar public officials from seeking Medicare abroad in order to encourage investment in the country’s health care system. He also said that the government should declare a state of emergency in the agriculture and food sector and as well establish farm settlements.
The Chairperson of the occasion, Dr. Zainab Gobir in her speech advises citizens to desist from de-marketing the image of the Country. While the Keynote Speaker, Mr Kayode Ogunleye of Shell Nigeria maintained that employers must lead by example, instituting policies that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Other dignitaries at the event include the Secretary to the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha represented by Shehu Ibrahim mni, the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Joe Ajaero, other Union Leaders and representatives of Captains of Industry.
At the private session, Comrade Festus Osifo was re-elected as the President, alongside other Officers.