National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Chris Isiguzo, has described his re-election for a moment term at the just concluded national triennial delegate conference, as a vote of confidence in the leadership of the union.
Isiguzo applauded members for not letting downwards the union at its critical moments, particularly for taking the choice to attend the conference in spite of orchestrated attempts to truncate the conference.
He made the commendation in his credence speech, shortly after he was administered Oath of Business office after the annunciation of election results during the 7th triennial delegates conference of the union, held in Umuahia, the Abia province working capital.
Isiguzo had polled a total number of 665 votes to defeat his opponent, Yusuf Idris who scored 15 votes as announced by Comrade Joe Ajaero, the Deputy National President Nigeria Labour Congress at the Michael Okpara Auditorium Umuahia, the venue of the election.
Recall that before the just concluded triennial delegate conference of the NUJ, an ex-parte say obtained by some union members in Ogun province council from Ibadan Segmentation of the National Industrial Tribunal of Nigeria suspending the 7th triennial delegates conference was vacated by the judicature on the 6th Oct 2021, giving way for the conference to go on as planned.
Notwithstanding, the NUJ President, Isiguzo called for the maximum back up of members to enable him and his squad to take the union to a greater pedestal.
The Abia-born journalist, notwithstanding, committed his victory to the union members and promised that his moment term in business office will be superior than the first of all term.
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