Nigeria Union of Railway Workers set to hold National Congress, elect new exco in Kafanchan

The Nigeria Union of Railway Workers (NUR) said it has concluded arrangements to host over 100 delegates in Kafanchan, Jema'a local government area of Kaduna State who would participate at its National Congress as well as vote new officials for the Union.

Mr Innocent Luka, it's Interim President who spoke on Monday with our Correspondent said necessary logistics including; hotel accommodations and adequate security have been put in place to ensure a hitch free exercise scheduled against Thursday Nov. 14th.

"During this exercise, we intend to have seminar papers to be delivered on topics that bothers around the railway sector and also sessions aimed at brainstorming on ideas that would improve the sector," he said.

Mr Luka who is also vying for the Presidentship position of the Union said other other concerns of the Union was; improving upon the welfare of Nigeria Railway Workers, productivity bonuses for staff especially at the headquarters office, installation of service facility and provision of utility vehicles for the seven districts across the Country for effective service delivery.

"As much as we commend the Federal Government over the laudable initiatives for the railway sector, you can not be rehabilitating railways and neglect the welfare of its staff," he said.

Luka, then, expressed optimism ahead of the National Congress as well as the election which according to him move the sector to its desired height.

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