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Akanni still NUPW’s champ

RANDY BENNETT, [email protected]

Akanni still NUPW’s champ

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AKANNI MCDOWALL IS still the NUPW’s champion!

To chants of Dwayne Bravo’s Champion megahit song, president McDowall emerged from the conference room of the National Union of Public Workers’ (NUPW) Dalkeith, St Michael headquarters last night still leading the 8 000-strong union.

At 8:52 p.m. resounding screams from inside the conference room blasted through the closed doors, and moments later an elated McDowall emerged, a clear winner after easily overcoming a no-confidence motion against him.

The final count of 168-45, with seven abstentions, was a clear indication that those who attended the over three-and-a-half hour meeting believed that McDowall was still the right man for the job. (RB)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.