President of the Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC), Comrade Ayuba Philibus Wabba, has just been elected President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in Copenhagen, Denmark .
ITUC, is the largest trade union federation in the world, It was formed November 1st, 2006 after the merger of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions and the World Confederation of Labour in Vienna, Austria.
ITUC, represents 207 million workers across the globe with 331 labour centres in 163 countries.
Comrade Wabba is the first African to be elected President of ITUC.
According to the NLC Spokesperson, Comrade Benson Upah, the election of Wabba as the ITUC President is worth celebrating as it is a great honour to Nigeria and the entire Africa.
The election is for a term of 4 years.