Director General, Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies, (MINILS), Ilorin, Comrade Issa AREMU mni has disclosed that the year 2023 offers a platform for series of activities for MINILS as the institute celebrates its 40th anniversary as the African famous labour market training and research institute.
The front line labour leader in the country also pledged the Institute’s determination to promote quality labour education in 2023 in order to minimize preventable incessant conflicts at work.
Comrade Aremu made this known in his new year message, just as he also observed that the forthcoming General Elections coming up in February this year and 40th anniversary of his institute are critical landmark events in the life of the country and MINILS.
While saying that the new year marks uninterrupted 24 years of democratic process, MINILS boss implored all Nigerians to exercise their rights to democratically elect new President, Legislators and Governors and other political office holders of their choice in the new year.
“MINILS is excited and optimistic that INEC will conduct free and fair 2023 and improve on past electoral processes”.
“With almost 90 million registered voters, 18 political parties and 176846 Polling Units, Nigeria he said remains the largest Democracy Destination in Africa”
“Regardless of the current challenges, democratic Nigeria, has delivered more development and legitimizes freedom of choice of leaders” Aremu added.
Aremu appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for his statesmanship in making sure votes counted in free atmosphere in Ekiti and Osun states recently pointing out that… “Under his tested and trusted leadership, it can only certainly get better for Nigeria in 2023 with credible elections and outcomes that will improve on good governance and development.”
While saying that the labour institute that was commissioned in 1983 by late President SHEHU Shagari would be 40 years this year, MINILS boss hinted that the institute was set to reflect on its sacred mandate of promoting labour education in the past four decades.