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Ex-NLC president, Ali Ciroma dead

A former president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ali Ciroma is dead.

He died Tuesday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital after a brief illness.

His death was announced in a statement issued on behalf of the family by Ali Ciroma, the Secretary of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Borno State Council.

The statement reads, “It is with deep sorrow that I announce the death of Comrade Ali Ciroma, former president of the Nigeria Labour Congress. The sad event occurred this evening at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.

“The burial will be held tomorrow (Wednesday) at the residence of the deceased at No. 7 A along Galadima Road near Muhammadu Shuwa Memorial Hospital (Nursing Home), Maiduguri.” Late Comrade Ali Ciroma was a former president of the NLC between 1984 and 1988.

He was also the president of the Rural Health Workers of Nigeria in 1960 before it eventually became the Medical and Health Workers Association.


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