Chris Isiguzo, South East Bureau Chief of ThisDay Newspaper from Enugu Zone on Friday morning emerged the National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) at the union’s general election in Abeokuta.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Isiguzo polled 346 votes to defeat the incumbent President, Waheed Odusile, who polled 329 votes.
Announcing the results at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, the Returning Officer from Nigeria Labour Congress, Benson Upah, commended the peaceful conduct of all the participants.
Upah, the National Head of Information and Public Affairs for the NLC, declared Isiguzo winner of the election that had seven contestants.
NAN reports that Bamidele Atunbi had 101 votes, Abiodun Olalere, 56 votes, Jacob Edi , 16 votes, while Alademka Adelegan had 9 votes and Uzaka Abraham got 30 votes.
For the National Treasurer position, Mohammed She defeated two other contestants while Muhamod Umar was elected National Auditor.
For the Vice President position, Yusuf Idris was elected vice president Zone A, Cosmos Olalekan was elected VP Zone B Petrus Samfochi won the election for Zone C and Wilson Bako was elected VP Zone D. Read more