State Chairman

Comrade Austine ThankGod Jonah, was born about five decades ago in Ke, Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State. he obtained a Bachelor of Education Degree (Be.D) in Educational Psychology/Guidance and Counseling from the prestigious University of Ibadan. He also had several others trainings i.e. Strategic Leadership Planning and Conflict Management in Johannesburg, South Africa, Team Management: United Arab Emirates, Nigeria Labour Laws and Effective Employment Regulations: Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies Illorin. The Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity as a Promoter of Industrial Harmony, Trade Union Rights and Management Prerogatives, The Management of Trade Disputes in Nigeria. Safety and Health at Work:  Laws and Regulations: Federal Ministry Labour and Productivity, Emotional Intelligence and Effective Leadership. Workshop on Cooperative Society in Nigeria: Administrative Staff College. Topo, Badagry, Lagos.

Comrade Austin Jonah is an energetic, intelligent, mature, positive, confident, open minded, responsible and experienced leader with a sound and optimistic outlook on all issues of life. He has great eyes for details in addition to inherent ability to quickly adapt to new situations and cope with new challenges. He possesses a unique ability to motivate others, assertive, supportive, reliable, passionate and caring, he is a great team player.

He has been involved in Trade Unionism since 1997, where he played different active roles in building and growing the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) in Rivers State.

He is the present State Chairman of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Rivers State and a council member of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Rivers State Council.

Comrade Austine Jonah is a career civil servant of the rank of Deputy Director and the Head of School Sports and an astute sports administrator.

He is the Chairman of South-South Chairmen of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), South-South Zone.

He was a one tenure 1st Vice Chairman of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Rivers State

Austine is a Member of the Screening Committee of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria 2016 National Delegates Conference

The National Treasurer of Nigeria School Sports Federation, served as a Member of the Local Organizing Committee and Secretary of the accommodation and welfare subcommittee of 17th National Sports Festival, Served as the Rivers State Coordinator of Nigeria School Sports Federation, The South-South Chairman of Nigeria Schools Sports Federation (NSSF) and The Chairman of NDDC State Schools Sports Forum.

Comrade Austin is a critical thinker, loves travelling, reading and sports. He is a passionate family man with a lovely wife and amiable children.

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