Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has congratulated the new President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, saying he has joined the indigenes of the state who have made the state proud.
Ajaero, the Deputy National President of NLC since 2011, was returned unopposed Wednesday by his colleagues at the 13th National Delegates Conference of the Nigerian Labour Congress in Abuja.
He succeeds Ayuba Wabba whose tenure elapsed same day, February 8, 2023.
A statement by Oguwike Nwachuku, the Chief Press Secretary and Media Adviser to Governor Hope Uzodimma said his principal noted with pride that Ajaero’s emergence has once more shown that Imo State is made up of citizens that could be trusted with higher national and international assignments.
The governor was particularly elated that Ajaero emerged unopposed, as a consensus candidate, an indication that his colleagues have invested much trust in him.
In congratulating Ajaero, Governor Uzodimma said he has no iota of doubt that his leadership of the NLC will help to galvanize national progress and development.
The governor also congratulated the delegates for conducting a peaceful conference, describing Ajaero’s victory as a victory for Nigerian workers who believe much in his capacity as their President to lead them to the promised land.
Ajaero, a former Secretary General of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) hails from Emekeuku in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State.