BEVERLY HILLS, May 07, (THEWILL) – The Trade Union Congress ( TUC ) Chairman in Bayelsa State, Comrade Laye Julius, has been elected as the Chairman of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCN).
He was elected unopposed in an election that was closely monitored by officials of the National Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, the Nigeria Labour Congress Chairman, Comrade John Ndiomu, Bayelsa State House of Assembly House Committee Chairman on Labour, Hon Ebiowu Koku – Obiyai and the Representative of the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Productivity.
Following the outcome of the election, he replaced the former TUC Chairman, Comrade Tari Dounana, after eight years in service.
Speaking after his emergence, the newly elected Chairman, Comrade Laye Julius said he was happy for his new position, stressing that he would continue to fight for the improved welfare of civil servants in the state.
He further stated that as TUC Chairman, he would change the narratives of civil servants with the implementation of primary school promotion from 2012 to date and the new minimum wage, state Oracle payment, payment of gratuity and implementation of the 2014 minimum wage for pensioners.
On his part, the immediate past Chairman Comrade Tari Dounana charged the incoming administration to utilise the undeveloped seven plots of land by completing the ASCN Complex nearing completion.
Also speaking, the Chairman of NLC Bayelsa State, Comrade John Ndiomu, and TUC Chairman of Rivers State, Comrade Austin Jonah, both thanked the delegates for their peaceful conduct and charged them to consolidate on the achievements of the predecessor.
Other elected officials of ASCN, include:Tarilaye Nwankwe who emerged as Internal Auditor, Clever Oyakemeagbegha Treasurer, while Allen Enemotimi was elected 1st Vice Chairman and Dickson Famous was elected 2nd Vice Chairman and Ebidaepre Sikpi as Secretary.