Comrade Issa Aremu has retired as the general secretary of the National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN). He will be replaced by Ali Baba, the previous Principal Assistant General Secretary.
This was disclosed in a communiqué issued at the end of its Quadrennial National delegates conference held in Abuja. The communique was signed by the national president, John Adaji Baba
LEADERSHIP reports that new exco was elected during the delegates conference. Comrade John Adaji was elected National President; Comrade Frank Francis Michael, 1st Deputy President; Comrade Abdul Adamu, 2nd Deputy President; Comrade Lawal Haruna as National Treasurer and Comrade Usman Gambo as National Trustee.
According to Comrade Adaji, “The decisions taken included the immediate retirement of the General Secretary, Comrade Issa Aremu and Deputy General Secretary, Comrade Dele Ojo. Since nature abhors vacuum, Comrade Ali Baba, Principal Assistant General Secretary was appointed the Ag. General Secretary of the Union.”
The union commended the federal government for the commitment to the revival of Textile Industry through its various policy initiatives such as Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) Policy, development financing through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Bank of Industry (BOI).