President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba has been elected President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in Copenhagen, Denmark .
The ITUC was formed November 1, 2006 after the merger of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions and the World Confederation of Labour in Vienna, Austria.
ITUC, the largest trade union federation in the world, represents 207 million workers across the globe with 331 labour centres in 163 countries.
Comrade Wabba is the first African to be elected President of ITUC. The election is for a term of four years.