A crusader and soldier of social change, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju hit the limelight during the federal government privatization's programme in 2003, as one the of young Turks in the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), to be invited for briefing as part of the Nigeria Labour Movement delegates.
His voice rang out in informed protestations against seeming gaps contained in workers disengagement document, which he insisted must be adjusted to reflect adequate protection for those to be disengaged in line with the rules of engagement.
Currently the President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Adeyanju has continued to remain on the firing line, constantly in battle with government alongside the NLC and operators of the maritime industry, demanding improved and...
Dr. Bashir Jamoh is no doubt
many things to many people. An evolving persona dramatis, Jamoh has in the past
couple of years appealed to authorities, corporate and institutional
personalities, veterans, thinkers, policy and decision makers, chieftains of
industries, fellow technocrats, profile engineers to name but a few.
Naturally, many have conceded
many different titles to him, despite that many see him first and foremost as
one of the finest and youthful manager of men and resources, others see him as
an emerging transportant with an unusual patriotic national appeal, seemingly
eager to begin the process of
purposeful and corrective national renaissance, especially in the maritime and
transport sector where he presently holds forth.
And in actual fact, Jamoh
Perhaps, it’s about time we fit in the word AWESOME as his middle name. Rear Admiral Festus Porbeni is by all historical account one of the foremost retired Nigerian Military General, who has not shown any trace of tiredness and is still solidly active in nation building part of which is the mentoring of youths and creating opportunities for their dreams and career.
A professional navigator and diver, boardroom player, ambassador and human capital builder, Rear Admiral Porbeni was born May 28, 1946 at Abari, Delta State. After his primary and secondary education which ended at two most prestigious colleges of that time, Hussy College Warri and Government College Ughelli, between 196-64 and 1965-66, respectively, the young Porbeni enlisted in the Nigerian Military in 1967.