|President, MWUN, Adewale Adeyanju at the port terminal with other members
(MWUN) has employed two family members of its deceased members to replace them.
The President of the Dockworkers’ Chapter
of the MWUN, Mr Adewale Adeyanju, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday
that the gesture was to support the families that had lost their breadwinners.
Pius Ifah died on active service at the Lagos port in September.
Adeyanju said, “The next-of-kin of each of
the deceased dockworkers will immediately take up the appointments formerly
occupied by our deceased members.
those who provided for them, and the best we can do is to ensure that their
families are not left to suffer.
family with children who are still of school age. So, besides feeding them,
they have to continue their schooling.
Onyonya, has aged parents whom he was looking after.
good for humanity to have his brother get a job that can continue to help their
aged parents,” Adeyanju said.
of those given the employment, is the son of late Mr Pius Ifah.
Mr Samson Onyonya, who died in an incident at a port terminal in the course of
the Ifah family, appreciated the union for what he described as “a very kind
gesture’’ to support the family.
operators and stevedoring company that engaged his late brother on the job.
behalf of the Onyonyas, appreciated the president of the dockworkers’
organisation for offering the job to their son.
continue to look after the parents of his deceased brother.