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NUJ Suspends Immediate Past Chair Over alleged Anti-Unionism

The National Executive Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has slammed indefinite suspension on the immediate past chairman.

NUJ suspends Waheed Odusile, the immediate past chairman of the union and three others over alleged persistent anti-union activities.

NUJ disclosed this in a communique issued at the end of its meeting held at Riverton Hotels Lokoja, on Thursday.

National Secretary of the NUJ, Shuaibu Usman Lemon, Buba Abdullahi, Victoria Asher and Leke Adegbite singed it.

“NEC has suspended the NUJ Vice President Zone C, Petrus Obi.  ”And also suspends its the National Vice Chairman Zone C of NAWOJ, Chibota Edozie as well as Ngozi Agbo.

”NEC reviewed the current situation in Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN and set up a five-man committee to reconcile.

”NEC in session approves the employment of two additional Assistant National Secretaries.

”In addition to the offering of contract appointment to Mr Bamidele Gbemiga, who retired as Senior Assistant National Secretary.

”NEC approves the use of centralized NUJ attendance registrar for State Councils to check sharp practices in Sates membership list.

”NEC frowns at some social media Influencers who indiscriminately masquerade as professional journalists and members of the NUJ.

”They should desist from such acts or be reported to the Police,” the Communique reads.



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