Labour Movement Regains Strength As ULC, NLC Resolve Rift, Merge

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC) have settled their lingering crisis that split the labour movement in the country.

The President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, disclosed this at a joint meeting of the two labour unions in Abuja on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

The briefing was attended by the President of the ULC, Comrade Joe Ajaero, NUPENG National President, Comrade (Prince) Williams Eniredonana  Akporeha and other executive members of the union.

Comrade Ajaero was subsequently announced as the new Deputy President of the NLC at the high profile meeting.

It would be recalled that Ajaero-led faction of NLC announced the birth of the ULC, with over 25 affiliates including some aggrieved affiliates of Trade Union Congress (TUC), on December 18, 2016.

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