ASCSN appoints Okon Acting National President

THE Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has appointed Comrade (Dr.) Tommy Etim Okon, as Acting National President, to steer the affairs of the union.

Dr Okon, until his appointment, was a National Vice President of the Association. He was unanimously appointed by the National Executive Council of the association at an emergency meeting held in Abuja on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

The ASCSN Secretary-General, Comrade Alade Bashir Lawal, said the NEC of the association unanimously resolved to appoint Dr Okon as the Acting National President of the union to oversee the activities of the association till the NEC directs otherwise.

“This appointment is sequel to certain unforeseen development which stares the union in the face,” he added.

According to the ASCSN, the Acting National President, Comrade Tommy was a two-term unit chairman of the association at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.

A seasoned labour leader, Dr. Okon has attended ILO conferences in Geneva, Switzerland, for more than 10 years and is abreast with contemporary industrial relations best practices at the global level including the structures and workings of the trade unions in line with ILO standards.

A versatile author, one of his books: ‘Keys to Sustainable Low Cost Housing Development in the 21st Century which has been translated into many languages, can be accessed on Amazon.

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