OSHIOMHOLE, Comrade Adams Aliyu Eric (mni)

Born April 4, 1953
in

Iyanmho, Edo State

OSHIOMHOLE

Adams

Aliyu Eric
Comrade Oshiomhole was the President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) during President Olusegun Obasanjo's administration. He was also Edo State Governor on the platform of the Action Congress (AC) from November 2008 to November 2016. On June 24, 2018, he became the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) political party.
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Clara Oshiomhole (Late) , Lara Fortes Oshiomhole (m. 2015)
State of Origin: Edo State
Father's Name
Mother's Name

Has Five Children

Profession Trade Unionist , Administrator , Politician
Working Experience

National Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC), June 2018 -:

Previous Appointments:

– Staff, Design Section, Arewa Textiles Company PLC, Kaduna, 1969;

– Union Secretary, Arewa Textiles Company PLC, Kaduna;

– Branch Secretary (part-time), Local Union, National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, 1971-1974;

– State Secretary, National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, 1974-1975;

– Assistant National Secretary, National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, 1976-1977;

– Deputy National Secretary, National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, 1980-1981;

– Deputy General Secretary/ General Secretary, National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, 1987-1997;

– Chairman, Economics and Education Committee, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), 1988-1994;

– Board Member, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund;

– Deputy National President, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC);

– Member, Salaries and Wages Commission, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), 1991-1994;

– Constitutional Debate Co-ordinating Committee, Vision 2010 Committee, 1996-1997;

– National Council of Nigeria Vision, 1997;

– National President, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), 1999-2008;

– Executive Governor, Edo State, 12 November 2008 – 12 November 2016.

Ruskin College, Oxford, United Kingdom, 1977-1979; National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Plateau State, 1987.
Yes

– Action Congress (AC) – Member

– Action Congress (AC) – Gubernatorial Candidate – ( November 2008 – November 2016)

– All Progressive Congress (APC) – National Chairman (June 2018 – )

– Member, committee on Freedom of Association, Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO);

– Member, Executive Board of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU);

– Presidential Steering Committee, Global Economic Crisis, 2009 -:

– Vice Chairman, Governing Council, International Labour Organisation, June 2002.

– Recipient, Excellence Award, Education Development Volunteer Group, Fugar, 2008;
– Silverbird Man of the Year, 2008.

Doctor of Law, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, 2006.

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