ICU elects new national executives at confab in Accra

The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) Ghana has elected new national executives at its 11th quadrenniel delegates’ Conference in Accra last Friday.

The new leadership has Mr Morgan Ayawine as the 9th General Secretary of the Union.

He took over from Mr Solomon Kotei, the immediate past General Secretary.

The Legal Counsel for the ICU-Ghana, Albert Adaare in a remark urged members to put the interest of the union first in all that they do.

He called on members to support the new leadership to achieve their goals.

Mr Ayawine in his remarks thanked members of the union for entrusting in them and assured that the new leadership would dedicate themselves to steer the affairs of the union.

“I have the conviction that with the support of the National Executive Council, staff and members of the union, we would be able to deliver on the mandate that has been entrusted to us” he added.

Mr Morgan stressed the need to collaborate with employers to attain the ultimate goal of increased production and productivity at the workplace for mutual benefit and contribute our quota to socio-economic development of the country.

He commended his predecessors of the union for their contribution over the years.

The new General Secretary urged the staff of the union to rededicate themselves to organise more members and render quality service to them.

“To achieve this,the fundamental trade union rights of workers must be respected and upheld in accordance with the laws of the land, and by this we are good to go in deepening the industrial peace and harmony at the workplace and the country for sustainable growth and development,”he added

The Members of the new leadership who would be in office for the next four years are Alhaji Nuru-Deen Alhassan, National Chairman, Paul Kofi Charway, National Vice Chairman, Emmanuel Baah Banimah, Deputy General Secretary (Operations), Samuel Ananga, Deputy General Secretary (Administration),Charles Yeboah and Jemima Senaye-Bentum.

Photo caption:Mr Eugene Korletey (right) Chief Labour Officer swearing in the new leadership of ICU-Ghana

BY ANITA NYARKO-YIRENKYI

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