The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has asked its members to notify their employers for a relieve from work in order to enable them participate in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
. According to a statement made available to the press and duly signed by the Deputy Secretary General, Erazua Oniha, was addressed to the secretaries of the four branches of the union
The letter read in part: “In view of the recent pronouncement of the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announcing February 25th, 2023 as date for election of officials into the presidency and other National political officer as reflected above;
I am directed to inform you to please send a notice of request to all your stakeholders asking for the Relieve of Union members from work on the above stipulated date to enable them exercise their franchise”.