The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporation and Government Owned Companies (SSACGOC), Maritime branch has slated March 28 for election of new executives even as the incumbent President, Comrade Adamu Ya’u is set for retirement having attained retirement age


The outgoing President made this know in Lagos while with journalists that plans are in top gear for the election which is to hold in Abuja.


According to mr Ya’u, the election would have come earlier but for the presidential, National Assembly, gubernatorial and state assembly polls which led to its postponement.


He revealed that there are not many contestants for the post but assured that a new President would emerge towards the end of March.


The Union President disclosed, “We don’t have much contestants in this election and the process is on.


“The next president may from the eastern port, Tin Can or Apapa; even our headquarters but be rest assured that the union will elect somebody from within the ports.

While speaking on some of the challenges faced during the period, Comrade Ya’u expressed dissatisfaction over the dilapidated state of the Apapa Oshodi expressway in Lagos State, pointing out that “My greatest regret in the last 12 months as leader of the union is the state of the roads which is still in bad shape.


“I wish that the road was fixed under my leadership.


The President further maintained that the 40th anniversary of SSACGOC put together by his administration would be the greatest achievement under his administration, pointing out that his tenure was able to bring leaders of the past and present together for the purpose of brainstorming to achieve a common goal.