The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has affirmed that there is no strain in the relationship between the union and the Nigeria Shippers’ Council(NSC).
The MWUN, in a statement signed by its President General, Com. Adewale Adeyanju, stated that there is no sour relationship between the two organisations, describing the purported frays as a misconception that is far from the truth.
The union added that the NSC and MWUN enjoy a very cordial working relationship and that as part of the synergy, the Leadership of MWUN and NSC met as recent as December 15. 2021 at the NSC office in Lagos.
The union said: “MWUN and its leadership have been reliably informed of certain misconceptions making the rounds in regards to the relationship between the MWUN and the Nigeria Shippers’ Council purportedly reported as sour.
“We want to state that the above position is far from true as indeed, the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria and the Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) have, and enjoy a very cordial working relationship. As part of this synergy, the leadership of MWUN and NSC met as recent as yesterday December 15” 2021 in NSC Headquarters to deliberate on issues that will be of mutual benefit to our members and other port users.
“As a Union reputed for dialogue and openness, we have a history of good working relationship with the past administration of the NSC which we do not intend to change. In this wise we reiterate our enormous respect and regard for the NSC Executive Secretary Rt. Hon. (Barr.) Emmanuel Lyambee Jime and affirm our resolve as usual to continue our collaboration and support for this NSC administration with the view of taking the industry to loftier heights”.
“We hope this put to rest, speculations by the general public that MWUN & NSC have a frayed relationship”, the statement reads.
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