NUPENG names new General Secretary

Afolabi Olufemi
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The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has further strengthened its National Executive Council (NEC) with the appointment of Afolabi Olufemi as its General Secretary (GS) in an acting capacity.

Olufemi until now was NUPENG’s Deputy General Secretary in charge of operations. He received the leadership baton from Adamu Song on January 1, 2019, who reached the mandatory retirement age.

Olufemi, a thorough bred unionist had his first degree in philosophy from University of Lagos in 1991 and obtained his masters degree in industrial and labour relations at the University of Ibadan in 1997. He equally acquired post- graduate certificate in labour policy studies in 2004 at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

Afolabi is an astute trade unionist, and has been in active service for over two decades in NUPENG precisely in the areas of management, training/education, alternative dispute resolution, and negotiations. He is known to be very replete with the creation, development and launch of existing viable operations with robust, deep and ingenious ideas.

 

JOSHUA BASSEY

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