Taraba: Nigeria Union Of Mine Workers Elects New Chairman

The Nigerian Union of Mine Workers Taraba State branch on Tuesday elected Hon. Dantanimu Soja as the new chairman to lead the union.

The election of Hon. Soja came as a result of the resignation of the former president Comrade Ibrahim Isah(Talban Gashaka), while Hon. Soja was then his deputy President.

In his remarks the outgoing president thanked the members of the association for their support and loyalty. He also urged the members to do same for the new leadership.

During his inaugural address, Hon. Dantanimu Soja took the opportunity to extend his congratulations to the Governor of Taraba State on his recent victory at the supreme court. He expressed the union’s unwavering support for the government’s efforts and commitment to the development of the mining sector in the state.

Furthermore, the newly-elected chairman emphasized the importance of tackling the issue of criminal activities that have hindered the progress of the mining industry in Taraba State. Hon. Dantanimu Soja called on the government to collaborate with the union and work together to find lasting solutions to these challenges.

In his speech, the chairman highlighted the union’s dedication to the welfare and well-being of mine workers in Taraba State. He emphasized their commitment to creating a conducive working environment, ensuring the safety of workers, and improving the overall conditions of employment in the mining sector.

Hon. Dantanimu Soja reiterated the union’s stance against any form of disloyalty or unlawful actions. He stated that true loyalty should be based on genuine dedication to the collective goals and progress of the union, rather than being influenced solely by material gains. He condemned any attempts of blackmail or insults as inappropriate and contrary to the values of the union.

The new chairman concluded his address by expressing his optimism for the future of the mining industry in Taraba State. He promised to work tirelessly, in collaboration with the government and relevant stakeholders, to create an enabling environment for the sector to thrive. It is with unity, cooperation, and a steadfast commitment to the common good that they can overcome challenges and achieve significant progress in the mining sector.