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Zulum mourns former NLC President, Ali Chiroma


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Gov. Babagana Zulum, in a condolence message to his family, described the deceased as a champion of workers.

“I sympathise with the family and relatives of late comrade Ali Chiroma; no doubt, the death of a loved one is painful, but as Muslims, we all believe every soul shall taste death. I, therefore, urge you to take solace in Almighty Allah.

“Ali Chiroma was a true champion of the working class, a fearless leader, who dedicated his life to the welfare of Nigerian workers across the nation.

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“He shall be remembered for his doggedness and dedication to the cause of Nigerian workers,” Zulum said.

Malam Ali Chiroma, former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, who died on Tuesday, was buried in Maiduguri on Wednesday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.

Chiroma died at the University Of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), after a brief illness. He was aged 91.

The former labour union leader, who was a member of Borno Elders Forum, was buried around 4.30 p.m.

Chiroma served as NLC President from 1984 to 1988.



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