ALGON Harps On Need To Respect Traditional Institution As Key Development Partners
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The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has said that no meaningful development will be achieved without effective synergy and support of the traditional institution in a democratic setting where powers reside with the people.
The Association made this decleration today in Kano during the event marking the Coronation of His Royal Highness, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the 15th Emir from Fulani Dynasty and 59th Sarkin Kano since the creation of Kano Royal Stool.
The Deputy National President of ALGON Hon Shehu Marshal Jega who in company of Hon Maifata Muazu the National Treasurer and other ALGON leaders as well some well meaning grassroots supporters noted that fluid Community relationship was a vital Ingredient that will stimulate growth in the LGA’s and Councils.
He noted that prior to the advent of western civilization, the Nigeria populace had an entrenched system of government flowing from family, traditional rulers and Community leaders. He said that such brought about peace, security, development and has since evolved with the introduction of direct rule by the colonial master’s.
He therefore call on Nigerians to respect their leaders and those in authority to guarantee maximum development.
In his contribution, the National Treasurer ALGON, Hon Maifata call for increase corporation between the Traditional rulers, the Chairmen of Councils across the country as such will bring about good service delivery to the people as well as help in fighting insecurity through Community collaboration.
ALGON is the umbrella body of all the Local Governments, Area/Community Development Councils in Nigeria which was created in 1999 to unify the 3 Tier of Government and ensure corporate existence, peace and progress amongst all.