The leadership and membership of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria(MWUN) has saluted Nigeria workers , Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on the occasion of the 2021 labour day celebration and wished them a fruity month of May.
In a release signed by the President General of MWUN, Prince Adeyanju Adewale, the Union also saluted the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Seaport Terminal Operators( STOAN), National Association of Stevedoring Companies (NASC), National Inland Waterways (NIWA) and other employers and maritime stakeholders for holding and supporting our drive for conducive work environment for our members and further development of the maritime sector.
According to them, ”We seize this opportunity to call on government to speedily expedite action on improving access to our ports through the access roads, the dredging of Calabar ports and the monitoring of the influx of the so called expatriates who have taken over jobs which Nigerians are eminently competent to undertake”..
” Even more importantly we wish to use this opportunity to call on the government to enjoin IOCs to comply with extant stevedoring regulations which they flaunt with impunity and disregard to our national security architecture”.
”As Nigerian workers mark today MWUN wish them well and assures of it’s commitment to continue to partner with our social partners to move maritime sector, the gateway to our national economy forward.
Viva maritime! ”, they opined.
Photo: Prince Adeyanju Adewale, MWUN PG