Mombasa, KENYA: Simon Sang was on Wednesday re-elected General Secretary of the Dock Workers Union for a third term.
Sang defeated his closest challenger Antony Olonde in elections that were held on Tuesday in Mombasa. Olonde was however later on declared the deputy secretary general of the workers union.
In his victory speech, Sang vowed to continue fighting for the rights of port workers to avoid strikes.
The secretary general vowed to delve into port privatization issue which he says have been recurring every year.
Mohamed Sheria was elected chairman of the workers union, while Gunda Kaneno was elected deputy chairman.
Sang also decried what he termed illegal operations at the second container terminal saying corruption is rife in the department.
He said he would seek audience with President Uhuru Kenyatta to complain about the issue.
The Dock Workers Union conducted its polls amid allegations of rigging.
More than 5,000 workers cast their votes in the elections.