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Court okays Obigwe’s leadership of Abia MWUN

NATIONAL Industrial Court sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has ordered that Mr. Uche Obigwe-led leadership of Abia State chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, should continue to administer the affairs of the union, pending the determination of the substantive suit.

The order followed leadership dispute in the state chapter of the union as a faction, led by Christopher Uche Ezekiel, is laying claims to the leadership of the union.

Giving the order, the presiding Judge, Justice O. Y. Anuwe, said: “Parties are to maintain status quo and not do anything adverse to public peace and interest of the parties” and adjourned the matter to November 7, 2014, for hearing of all pending applications.

In the Suit No. NICN/OW/51/2014, the Obigwe-led executive committee of the union is challenging the legality of Abia State Head of Service in recognizing and transferring its check-off dues to the unelected factional leadership of Christopher Uche Ezekiel.

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