C/River NLC Elects New Chairman 

By Ene Asuquo 

 Cross River State Chapter of  Nigeria Labour Congress NLC has elected Comrade Gregory Ulayi as the new state Chairman in a keenly contested election in calabar the state capital 

Ulayi who contested the election under the platform of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) defeated the incumbent having scored 339 votes

as against 139 votes scored by the incumbent chairman, comrade Ben Ukpepi out of a total votes of 528

Announcing the winner of that election, the returning officer who also is a National Officer, comrade Benson Ukpah congratulated the winner and asked the winner to make sure that he runs a transparent and inclusive Government where workers are all carried along and have that sense of belonging 

In his post election speech, the new state chairman of workers union Comrade Gregory Ulayi assured the union members of an inclusive Government promising to carry everyone along.

He promised not to betray the confidence reposed in him, his words; “I shall operate an open door policy where the inputs of union members would not  be toyed with”, promising to carry everyone along for the good of the union.

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