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Adeyanju honoured with Fellow award of Michael Imoudu Institute For Labour Studies

Adeyanju honoured with Fellow award of Michael Imoudu Institute For Labour Studies


The Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS) on Monday, honoured the President General, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Adewale Adeyanju with the highest award of the institute.

The institute expressed satisfaction over Comrade Adeyanju’s positive contributions towards development of the union and members.

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The MINILS representatives include: Deputy Director, Academy and Distance Learning Programme, Dr. Sylvanus Adamade and Mr. Theophilus Adekunle, who is also a Deputy Director respectively.

The award ceremony which held at national secretariat of the union, was in commemoration of the institute’s 40rh anniversary celebration.

Comrade Adeyanju’s absence during the celebration in May, warranted the institute to bring the award investiture to the union’s secretariat.

Speaking, on behalf of the Director General of the Institute, Comrade Isah Aremu, Dr. Sylvanus Adamade reiterated that Adeyanju had done a lot for the workers to deserve the recognition and award.

He added that the PG had been doing a great job through training and retraining of the members of the union.

According to him, the union has been promoting decent work agenda which he said was responsible for the enduring peace in the industry.

He however solicited for more supports from the union in future engagements.

In his acceptance speech, Adeyanju while appreciating the leadership of the Institute, dedicated the award to the four branches of the union.

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He recalled how the Institute had carried out a training for the leadership of the union in the United States of America in 2014 saying the Institute sharpened his knowledge of unionism.

He therefore quipped that the award would only spur him to do fight more for the welfare of the workers.

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