Former NLC President Ali Ciroma Passes Away

Destiny Michael
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Former NLC President Ali Ciroma Passes Away

Former NLC President Ali Ciroma Passes Away. Ali Ciroma, a former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, has passed away.According to TURO247NEWZ, a family member, who also serves as the Secretary of the Borno State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ali Ibrahim Ciroma, announced the unionist’s death in a statement on Tuesday.

Ciroma breathed his last at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, on Tuesday.

The statement conveyed, “It is with deep sorrow that I announce the passing of Comrade Ali Ciroma, former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress.

“The sad event occurred this evening (Tuesday, April 2) at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.

“The burial for the repose of the deceased will take place tomorrow Wednesday at 4 pm at the residence of the deceased No.7A along Galadima Road near Muhammadu Shuwa Memorial Hospital (Nursing Home), Maiduguri.”

Ciroma served as the president of the NLC from 1984 to 1988 until the then military administration of Gen Ibrahim Babangida ousted him from office and dissolved the union.

He later regained involvement in unionism during the Abacha administration and received an appointment as the Sole Administrator of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers.

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